2015, 113 mins
Accused of helping a teenage boy on the run, newlywed Palestinian school teacher, Layal finds herself incarcerated in a top security Israeli prison for Palestinian and Israeli women. Terrified but defiant, Layal gives birth to her child in chains.
Inspired by a true story and shot in a real prison, 3000 Nights traces a young mother’s journey of hope, resilience and survival against all odds.
The film received the Audience Prize in the first International Film Festival in Anounay, France, the Jury Prize at the Human Rights Cinema Festival in Geneva, Switzerland, the Jury Prize at the International Films Screening and Women’s TV in Los Angeles, USA and the Audience Prize at the Balad-Al Walid Cinema Festival in Spain.