The Environment and Sustainable Development Unit (ESDU), in collaboration with ULYP and the Palestinian Culture Club at the American University of Beirut invites you to
A film by Mai Masri
March 31, 2017, at 7:00 pm
Bathish Auditorium – West Hall
Tickets are available at West Hall and ESDU office/FAFS: +961(1)350000 ext. 4503 or 4572
A discussion with Director, Mai Masri will follow
The movie will be projected on the occasion of Land Day, on March 31, 2017.
Proceeds of the ticket sales will go toward the establishment of an ESDU scholarship fund to support Palestinian/Arab female students enrolled in the Rural Community Development MSc. Program, at the Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences.
About the movie:
Below are the synopsis of 3000 Nights, bio, trailer, facebook and website to include in the announcement.
Inspired by true events, 3000 Nights tells the story of a newlywed Palestinian schoolteacher who is falsely arrested and incarcerated in an Israeli prison where she gives birth to her son. Through her struggle to raise her child behind bars, the film traces her journey of hope, resilience and survival against all odds.
Mai Masri is an award-winning filmmaker who studied film at UC Berkeley and San Francisco State University (USA). She directed and produced several documentaries that were screened worldwide and won over 60 international awards. 3000 Nights, her first narrative feature film, premiered at Toronto International Film Festival and won over 23 international awards. It is Palestine and Jordan's official entry at the Golden Globes and the Oscar Academy Awards.
3000 NIGHTS TRAILER