CCR and The New School are delighted to co-host acclaimed Palestinian filmmaker Mai Masri for a screening of her new award-winning film 3000 Nights on Monday April 16 at 6:30pm. Mai Masri’s extraordinary body of films deal with cinematic approaches to understanding the contested lives of children living in conflict and the challenges of women in detention. Her participatory media work, documentary films, and recent narrative feature have been deeply influential and offers a unique artistic and political perspective in the Middle East context.
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More Information on 3000 Nights:
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 child. Inspired by a true story and shot in a real prison, the film traces a young mother's journey of hope, resilience and survival against all odds.