Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy: First Pakistani filmmaker to earn an Oscar nomination for her film Saving Face

Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy became the first Pakistani filmmaker to earn an Oscar nomination with her film Saving face, which was nominated in the “Documentary, short film” category as the Oscar nominations were released on Tuesday.
Sharmeen with her team on location
Obaid, who has directed several documentary films, won an Emmy award in 2010 for her documentary Pakistan: Children of the Taliban.

Saving face, which the Karachi-based filmmaker has co-directed with Daniel Junge, depicts the life of a British Pakistani plastic surgeon who donates his time to heal acid victims in Pakistan. The film is set to be released in March this year.

Read more: Dawn News
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Sana Ahmed said...

Congratulation Sharmeen Obaid for been nominated for Oscar the whole nation is so proud of you.
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