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3000 Nights

Director: Mai Masri
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Palestine’s official submission for the Golden Globe Awards and Jordan’s Official Submission to the 2017 Academy Awards to compete at the Best Foreign-language Film category.
Shot in a real prison with an almost entirely female cast, most of actresses had a strong connection with prison either directly through their own experiences or through their parents, siblings or relatives.
Director Mai Masri won over 60 awards from film festivals worldwide.
Released in over 35 theaters in France
Sold-out screenings in Nablus, Palestine
Commercially released in Palestine, Jordan, Kuwait, Egypt, Lebanon, Tunisia, Iraq, and more locations around the Arab world.
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2015/ Jordan - Palestine - France - UAE - Qatar - Lebanon103 min/ Drama
Original Title
3000 Leila
SYNOPSIS
3000 Nights tells the story of a young Palestinian school teacher who gives birth to her son in an Israeli prison, where she fights to protect him, survive and maintain hope.
CAST
Maisa Abdelhadi
Nadera Omran
Raida Adon
Rakeen Saad
CREW
Screenwriter: Mai Masri
DOP: Gilles Porte
Editor: Michèle Tyan
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Production Company(ies)
Nour Productions
Orjouane Productions
Producer(s)
Sabine Sidawi
Mai Masri
film festivals
film festivals Toronto International Film Festival, Canada
film festivals Palm Springs International Film Festival, USA
film festivals Busan International Film Festival, South Korea
film festivals BFI London Film Festival, UK
film festivals Taormina Film Festival, Italy
film festivals Festival International du Film de Dakhla, Morocco
film festivals Les Premier Rencontres Cinématographique (Debut Film Encounters Programme), Algeria
film festivals Karama Human Rights Film Festival (KHRF), Jordan
film festivals AFAC Film Week, Morocco
film festivals Dhaka International Film Festival, Bangladesh
film festivals Mauret Film Festival, France
film festivals Rencontres Internationales des Cinémas Arabes, France
film festivals Cap sur le Monde Festival, France
film festivals Islamic Unity International Film Festival, Iran
film festivals Women's International Film & Television Showcase (The WIFTS), USA
film festivals Valladolid International Film Festival, Spain
film festivals Annonay International Film Festival, France
film festivals Geneva International Film Festival and Forum on Human Rights (FIFDH), Switzerland
film festivals Washington, DC International Film Festival (Filmfest DC), USA
film festivals Taormina Film Festival, Italy
film festivals Mediterranean Film Festival of Annaba (FAFM), Algeria
film festivals Malmö Arab Film Festival (MAFF), Sweden
film festivals Arab Camera Festival, The Netherlands
film festivals Mizna's Twin Cities Arab Film Festival, USA
film festivals Festival du Film et des Cultures Méditerranéennes in Bastia, France
film festivals Carthage Film Festival (JCC), Tunisia
film awards
film awards Best Actress Award at the Dhaka International Film Festival, Bangladesh
Film Engagé Award at the Mauret Film Festival, France
Jury Award for Best Film at the Rencontres Internationales des Cinémas Arabes, France
First Prize, Students of Dreux, at the Cap sur le Monde Festival, France
Best Director Award at the Islamic Unity International Film Festival, Iran
Carthage Film Festival Grant Award for Best Script
Jury Award at the Women's International Film & Television Showcase (The WIFTS), USA
Meeting Point Audience Award at the Valladolid International Film Festival, Spain
Audience Award at the Annonay International Film Festival, France
Youth Jury Award at the Geneva International Film Festival and Forum on Human Rights (FIFDH), Switzerland
Special Jury Award at Washington, DC International Film Festival (Filmfest DC), USA
Tao Edu Young Prize at the Taormina Film Festival, Italy
Best Actress Award at the Mediterranean Film Festival of Annaba (FAFM), Algeria
Best Feature Film and Audience Award at the Malmö Arab Film Festival (MAFF), Sweden
Audience Award at the Arab Camera Festival, The Netherlands
Audience Award at the Mizna's Twin Cities Arab Film Festival, USA
Kantara France Bleu RCFM and Hors les Murs at the Festival du Film et des Cultures Méditerranéennes in Bastia, France
Bronze Tanit and Screenplay Prize for a Feature Film at the Carthage Film Festival (JCC), Tunisia
Quotes
“Well-observed details and a keen, mournful awareness of the region’s political realities” Sheri Linden - The Hollywood Reporter