Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy’s documentary wins Oscar for ‘Best Documentary, Short Subject’

Sharmeen Chinoy’s documentary wins Oscar for Pakistan

Daniel Junge and Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy accept the Oscar for the Best Documentary Short Subject for their film ‘Saving Face’ at the 84th Academy Awards in Hollywood, California, February 26, 2012. In her acceptance speech, Chinoy dedicated the award to “all the heroes working on the ground in Pakistan” including British … Read more

Oscar nomination Sharmeen keeps her fingers crossed

Sharmeen Chinoy can bring Oscar to Pakistan ?

Pakistani journalist and documentarian Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy’s latest venture Saving Face has been shortlisted for Oscar nominations under the category ‘Best Documentary, Short Subject’. Recipient of Emmy award for her documentary Pakistan: Children of the Taliban in 2010, Obaid is now hoping to make it to the Oscar nominations list which … Read more

First European documentary film festival begins

The second smallest continent of the world, Europe plays host to people belonging to different cultures, speaking different languages and espousing different religious ideas. By embracing such religious and cultural diversity, Europe negates the theory of clash of civilizations. These observations were made by the chairman of the Pakistan Institute … Read more