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Oscars 2016: Pak journalist Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy bags best documentary short award

Feb 29, 2016

Oscars 2016: Pak journalist Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy bags best documentary short award

Pakistani 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. #BuzzPatrol #Saving Face #Documentary film #Oscars 2016 #Sharmeen
For Taliban the biggest prize is Pakistan: Oscar winner Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy

Jan 29, 2013

For Taliban the biggest prize is Pakistan: Oscar winner Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy

The 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. #Pakistan #Taliban #Q&A #Jaipur Literature Festival #Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy #Saving Face
Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy will receive a civil award: Gilani

Feb 28, 2012

Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy will receive a civil award: Gilani

While 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. #NewsTracker #Yousuf Raza Gilani #Oscars #Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy #Saving Face
Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy gets Pakistan its first Oscar

Feb 27, 2012

Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy gets Pakistan its first Oscar

The 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. #Pakistan #Oscars2012 #Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy #Saving Face