FILM – 3000 NIGHTS at Home Cinema


31st Jan 2017    
6:10 pm - 8:10 pm


Home Cinema
Tony Wilson Place, Manchester, M15 4FN

Event Type

Directed by Mai Masri

In a welcome move Home Cinema, formally the Corner House, with be showing a film by a Palestinian director.  Note that the Cinema is now located in the Home arts complex in  Tony Wilson Place which is close to Deangate-Castlefield Metro link station.

Film Summary 

3000-nightsLayal, a young newlywed Palestinian schoolteacher is arrested after being falsely accused and sentenced to 8 years of prison. She is transferred to a high security Israeli women’s prison where she encounters a terrifying world in which Palestinian political prisoners are incarcerated with Israeli criminal inmates. When she discovers she is pregnant, the prison director pressures her to abort the baby and spy on the Palestinian inmates ….

Running time 1h 43min