Middle East Studies

Screening of 3000 Nights+ Q&A with Mai Masri

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

5:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Smith-Buonanno Hall 106

Directed by Mai Masri, 103 minutes, Arabic and Hebrew, with English subtitles

Based on true events and set in the 1980’s, Director Mai Masri's movie "3000 Nights," tells the story of a wrongfully convicted Palestinian schoolteacher who gives birth to her son in an Israeli prison where she fights to protect him, survive, and maintain hope. The film won the Audience Award at Valladolid International Film Festival in Spain and the Jury Award from The Women’s International Film and Television Showcase (The WIFTS).

Following the film screening, comments by director Mai Masri and conversation and Q&A with Beshara Doumani, Director, Middle East Studies and Joukowsky Family Distinguished Professor of Modern Middle East History.