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20th Arab Film Festival

3000 Nights

Directed by Mai Masri

Palestine / 2015 / Drama / 103 mins / Arabic, Hebrew with English subtitles / Color

3000 Nights

Hearst Field at UC Berkeley
October 10, 2016 7:00 pm

Description

A young Palestinian school teacher is falsely accused of a being an accomplice to a crime and sentenced to serve 8 years. She gives birth to her son in a women’s prison, in Israel, where she fights to protect him, survive and maintain hope.

Jordan’s official entry to the 2017 Oscars

Free screening, thanks to the Center for Middle Eastern Studies, UC Berkeley


Director's Bio

Mai Masri is a Palestinian director who studied film at University of California, Berkeley and San Francisco State University. Her features include “Under the Rubble” and “Wild Flowers: Women of South Lebanon,” both co-directed with Jean Khalil Chamoun, “Children of Fire,” “Suspended Dreams,” “Children of Shatila” and “33 Days.”


Dates & Times

3000 Nights

Hearst Field at UC Berkeley
October 10, 2016 7:00 pm