Mai Masri

Mai Masri is a Palestinian filmmaker who studied at San Francisco State University, USA. Her films were screened worldwide and won over 90 awards. Recognized for her work that focuses on women and children in a humanistic and poetic approach, her feature film, 3000 Nights (2015) had its world premiere at Toronto International Film Festival and won 28 awards. Mai worked closely with her late husband filmmaker, Jean Chamoun and earned international acclaim with her films: Children of Fire, Woman for Her Time, Children of Shatila, Frontiers of Dreams and Fears, Beirut Diaries, 33 Days, War Generation, Suspended Dreams, Under the Rubble, Wildflowers.