3000 nights

  • Feature
  • 2015
  • 103 Minutes
  • Palestinian Territory, Occupied, France, Jordan, Lebanon, Qatar, United Arab Emirates
  • Language: Arabic and Hebrew (modern)

A young Palestinian schoolteacher gives birth to her son in an Israeli prison where she fights to protect him, survive and maintain hope.

Director: MAI MASRI

Screenwriter: Mai Masri

Production Company: Nour Productions, Orjouane Productions

Premier Status: Iran Premiere



2016: Annonay International Festival of First Films, Audience Award

2015: Valladolid International Film Festival, Audience Award

2015: Dubai International Film Festival

2015: London Film Festival

2015: Toronto International Film Festival

Cast and Crew

Screenwriter: Mai Masri

Producer: Mai Masri, Sabine Sidawi

DOP / Camera: Gilles Porte

Editor: Michèle Tyan

Sound: Raja Dubayeh, Chadi Roukoz

Music: Sharif Sehnaoui

Cast: Maisa Abd Elhadi, Nadira Omran, Rakeen Saad, Raida Adon



MAI MASRI is a Palestinian director, producer and writer who studied film at University of California, Berkeley and San Francisco State University. She is known for 3000 Nights (2015), Beirut Diaries: Truth, Lies and Videos (2006) and Frontiers of Dreams and Fears (2001).


3000 Nights (2015)

33 Days (2007)
Beirut Diaries: Truth, Lies and Videos (2006)
Frontiers of Dreams and Fears (2001)
Children of Shatila (1998)
Children of Fire (1991)

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