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Feb 29, 2016
Oscars 2016: Pak journalist Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy bags best documentary short awardPakistani journalist and filmmaker Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy's "A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness", about a survivor of an attempted honour killing in her country, has won the best documentary short award at the 88th Academy Awards.
Jan 29, 2013
For Taliban the biggest prize is Pakistan: Oscar winner Sharmeen Obaid-ChinoyThe Afghan war has been won by the Taliban. The American withdrawal is actually a retreat and the next stop for a buoyant Taliban is Pakistan worries documentary filmmaker Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy.
Feb 28, 2012
Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy will receive a civil award: GilaniWhile Pakistan's media and political parties can often be sensitive to criticism, the prestige of an Oscar appears to have outweighed any qualms the government might feel about celebrating a film that shows the country in a bad light.
Feb 27, 2012
Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy gets Pakistan its first OscarThe documentary filmmaker won the Oscar for her 52-minute documentary Saving Face, which traces the lives of of acid attack victims in Pakistan and a doctor who treats them.