Palestinian director Mai Al-Masri graduated from the University of San Francisco where she studied film, photography and film editing in 1981. She grew up in Beirut and began to produce documentaries revolving around Palestine and the Middle East, including War Generation, Hanan Ashrawi: A Woman of Her Time and Beirut Diaries. She also had her foray in feature films with 3000 Nights which focused on the conditions of Palestinian women prisoners in Israeli jails.
The center widened its embrace of more friends and lovers of culture through the renovation of a new auditorium. This cultural space was founded and inaugurated and with the generous support of His Majesty King Hamad bin Issa Bin Salman Al Khalifa, King of Bahrain, and designed by international architect David Chiaverini of the PAD firm.Read More