Mai Masri / 3000 Nights

Mai Masri / 3000 Nights


Palestinian filmmaker Mai Masri studied film at UC Berkeley and San Francisco State University where she graduated with a Bachelors degree.

She founded Nour Productions in 1995 with her husband, filmmaker Jean Chamoun. 

Her documentaries, 33 Days (2007), Beirut Diaries (2006), Frontiers of Dreams and Fears (2001), Children of Shatila (1998), A Woman of Her Time (1995), Children of Fire (1991), Suspended Dreams (1992), War Generation - Beirut (1989), Wildflowers (1987) and Under the Rubble (1983) received over 60 international awards including the "Trailblazer Award" at Mipdoc Cannes (2011) and the "Luchino Visconti Award" in Italy (2004).

Mai also produced Jean’s In the Shadows of the City (2000), Hostage of Time (1994)

Her films were screened on more than 100 television stations worldwide including PBS, BBC, Channel 4, France 2, France 3, SBS, RTBF, YLE, RTP, ZDF, NHK, GLOBO, RAI TV, and Al-Jazeera Documentary Channel.

3000 Nights is her first feature as a director.

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