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.
In collaboration with Brown University Film Forum (BUFF), and co-sponsored by the Department of Modern Culture and Media