Monthly Archives: September 2012

Outreach: Global Voices Initiative

The Global Voices Initiative is a Chicago-based organization that fosters intercultural dialogue and education through the arts. The initiative partners U.S. high school language classes with English classes in other countries where those languages are spoken. With today’s technology, partner classes … Continue reading

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Support from TALIM and Casting Updates

Today we hosted some more talented Moroccan actors at the Tangier American Legation for our second casting workshop. The Legation’s director, Gerald Loftus, was not only kind enough to let us use the space but also wrote a great post for … Continue reading

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Follow us on Twitter

The F7ALI F7ALEK casting workshop begins in less than one hour! We are excited to bring you live updates from the Petite Salle in the Cinémathèque de Tanger via our new Twitter account. Follow us for photo updates and other information … Continue reading

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Casting Updates

The “Cast” section of the site has been updated with both the English and French language casting notices that went out to the arts community here in Tangier, as well as to others beyond the city limits. We were lucky … Continue reading

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How to pronounce a 7

F7ALI F7ALEK is a transliteration of the Moroccan Arabic phrase, فحالي فحالك. This style of transliteration, which uses number characters to aid in the representation of Arabic letters, is a common form of typespeak in Morocco today, especially online and in … Continue reading

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An Introduction

The past few years, and indeed the past few days have brought North Africa into sharp focus in the American imagination. Yet, few people have the opportunity to get to know these countries, their cities, and their peoples beyond news … Continue reading

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