The power of film: honor-killings and the oscars sharmeen obaid-chinoy’s film has sparked a national-level conversation in pakistan by catherine putz for the diplomat. Obaid-chinoy often travels abroad for film projects and for speaking engagements when she is in karachi, she is a reluctant but admired presence in the city’s social scene one evening last august, we left her house and headed downtown for the opening of a new cultural center.
Sharmeen obaid-chinoy is a pakistani journalist, filmmaker and activist she is known for her work in films that highlight the inequality with women she is. Sharmeen obaid’s ‘home:1947’ highlights indo-pak partition indeed, this is the first virtual reality series by the two-time academy award winning filmmaker and her production company soc films, who joined hands with chris milk’s company within.
Sharmeen obaid-chinoy (urdu: شرمین عبید چنائے born 12 november 1978) is a pakistani journalist, filmmaker and activist she is known for her work in films that highlight the inequality with women she is the recipient of two academy awards, six emmy awards and a lux style award. Renowned filmmaker sharmeen obaid-chinoy was presented with an academy award for her film 'saving face', co-directed by daniel junge, on the 27th of february 2012 she is the pride of pakistan. Obaid-chinoy has also won six emmy awards, including two of which are in the international emmy award for current affairs documentary category for the films, the terrorist drama pakistan's taliban generation and the documentary saving face (2012) throughout her career, she has made many records, her academy award win for saving face made her the first pakistani to win an academy award, and she is one of only eleven female directors who have ever won an oscar for a non-fiction film. Renowned filmmaker sharmeen obaid-chinoy was presented with an academy award for her film 'saving face', co-directed by daniel junge, on the 27th of february.
For sharmeen obaid-chinoy, anger is the most useful emotion anger was what motivated her to write for newspapers as a teen-ager and to make documentary films as an adult, and it is the reaction she habitually tries to provoke in audiences. When i ‘google’ the name sharmeen obaid chinoy, the terms that pop-up are “guerilla filmmaker” and “the oscar lady” while most people view her as a filmmaker, and it certainly is an appropriate description of what she does, sharmeen, 37 identifies with the term “journalist” equally if not more.
Saba is the hero of the oscar-nominated documentary a girl in the river: the price of forgiveness, by pakistani filmmaker sharmeen obaid-chinoy it explores the practice of honor killings, where fathers, husbands and brothers kill their wives, daughters or sisters for shaming them, accusing them of stealing their honor. Sharmeen obaid chinoy talks about her oscar-nominated film about saba qaiser, the 19-year-old who was shot by her father and lived to tell the tale.
Sharmeen obaid-chinoy is a pakistani columnist, film producer and activist who possess two academy honors, six emmy awards and a lux style award in the year 2012, the government of pakistan presented her with the crescent of excellence reward, the second highest national honor of the state.
Introduction – sharmeen obaid chinoy sharmeen obaid-chinoy is a pakistani columnist, film producer and activist who possess two academy honors, six emmy awards and a lux style award in the year 2012, the government of pakistan presented her with.