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A Girl in the River: Another Oscar Award for Pakistan..!

Sunday, 28 February, 2016
A Girl in the River: Another Oscar Award for Pakistan..!
Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy won the Oscar Award 2016 for a short documentary film A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness, which is about honour killings in Pakistan. It was her second nomination and also her second Oscar Award win after she won for her short film Saving Face in 2012.

The 37 years old Sharmeen's other accolades include a Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal, a Crystal Award from the World Economic Forum and a state honour from the Pakistani government.

Other Oscar nominated short films were Body Team 12, Chau, Beyond the Lines, Claude Lanzmann: Spectres of the Shoah and Last Day of Freedom.



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