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Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy won Oscars for – Best Documentary – Saving Face. “To all the women in Pakistan who are working for change, don’t give up on your dreams. This is for you.”


Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy, is an Emmy and Oscar award-winning Pakistani-Canadian journalist and documentary filmmaker. She won an Emmy for her documentary, Pakistan: Children of the Taliban in 2010. She is also the first non-American to win the Livingston Award for Young Journalists. On 26 February 2012 Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy won an Oscar for her documentary film, Saving Face. She has been lauded as Pakistan's first Oscar winner by the press and government. (Wikipedia)


Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy is a Pakistani journalist, activist and filmmaker. She is the first Pakistani to win an Academy Award and the first to win twice.

Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy shares the revolutionary footage revealing the inside of a school for suicide bombers.

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Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy's documentary Saving Face brought Pakistan's acid-violence problem to the world stage.


Is Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy Saving Faces or Destroying Them For Personal Interest?

Directed by Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy. More than a 1000 women are killed in the name of 'honor' in Pakistan every year. A Girl in the River: The price of forgiveness follows the story of a rare survivor who falls in love and lives to tell the tale.