Pakistan ‘s 1st Film Director Sharmeen Earns Oscar Nomination

27 Jan

Some people make things happen, some watch while things happen, and some wonder “what happened? Film-maker Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy has become the first Pakistani to win an Oscar nomination for the best documentary in the short subject category. Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy’s documentary Saving Face is about the problem of acid attacks on women in Pakistan.

‘Saving Face’ revolves around the life of a British-Pakistani plastic surgeon who donates time to heal acid victims in Pakistan. It also documents the journey of these women as they come to terms with the violence in their lives and how they fight against all odds to learn to live again, said a statement on Chinoy’s website.

Hopes are high for Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy’s and whole nation should be praying for her success. People like Sharmeen should be given full support from nation and government because these are the people who made us proud. Fingers crossed!!!

“I hope I can make Pakistan proud by bringing home an Oscar.”

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Posted by on January 27, 2012 in Prosperous Pakistan


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