Toronto: Palestinian Drama ‘3000 Nights’ Picked Up By Mad Solutions For Distribution In Arab World (EXCLUSIVE)

Palestinian director Mai Masri’s drama “3000 Nights,” about an unjustly incarcerated Palestinian schoolteacher who gives birth in an Israeli prison where she fights to protect her son and maintain hope, has been picked up for distribution in the Arab world by Egypt’s Mad Solutions ahead of its world preem Saturday in Toronto’s Contemporary World Cinema section.

“Nights” marks the feature film debut of Masri, a noted Palestinian documaker who studied film at UC Berkeley and San Francisco State. She is known for docus including “Beirut Diaries: Truth, Lies, and Videos,” and “33 Days.” Pic is a French (Les Films d’Ici), Lebanese (Nour Productions, Oriouane Productions), and Jordanian co-prod.

Mad Solutions, an expanding Cairo and Abu Dhabi-based marketing and distribution company, is headed by prominent Arab film market analyst Alaa Karkouti.

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