KARACHI: Oscar-winning filmmaker Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy stated that her film A Girl In The River: The Price Of Forgiveness showed Pakistan’s best as well as worst side, ARY News reported.
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LAHORE: A father has shot dead his daughter in the Pakistani city of Lahore in an apparent “honour killing”, police said Tuesday, a day after a Pakistani director won an Oscar for a documentary on such murders.
Some 34.3 million Americans watched the 2016 Academy Awards ceremony on Sunday, the smallest TV audience for the Oscars in eight years, according to national ratings data, amid a Hollywood diversity controversy.
KARACHI: The Sindh Assembly paid tribute to filmmaker Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, who yet again won the Academy Award for the category Best Documentary – Short Subject.
Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy made history by winning Pakistan’s first Oscar four years ago. Now she’s back in Hollywood, hoping to scoop a second Academy Award for her harrowing film about a teenage girl shot in the face by her own family.
Earning a nomination yet again, Pakistan’s very own Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy is all set to represent Pakistan once more when she attends the 88th Academy Awards on February 28.
Academy Award-winning filmmaker Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy said her film being nominated for an Academy Award was already a win for her.
ISLAMABAD: Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy met Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, who promised her that the government would do everything to remove the stain of honour killing from Pakistan.
LOS ANGELES: Pakistani filmmaker Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy attended the Oscar luncheon hosted at the Beverly Hilton and met with some of Hollywood’s biggest names.
An Oscar-winning filmmaker hopes her latest Academy Award-nominated documentary will help bring tougher laws against honour killings in Pakistan, which account for the deaths of hundreds of women and men each year.