Twitterati congratulates Pakistani filmmaker Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy on winning an Oscar for Short Documentary.
Twitterati congratulates Pakistani filmmaker Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy on winning an Oscar for Short Documentary. PHOTO: PUBLICITY
While many remain glued to the announcements of best director, actor and picture at the 84th Annual Academy Awards, a single golden statue changed the headlines for Pakistan.
Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy and Daniel Junge won the Oscar for their documentary Saving Face under the category ‘Best Documentary, Short Subject’.
Such was jubilation that Saving Face trended world wide. Some of that jubilation is featured below.
Saving Face is trending world wide on #1!!#savingface #SharmeenObaidChinoy #Pakistan#Oscars @sharmeenochinoy
Congrats #SharmeenObaidChinoy and congratulations #Pakistan this is a great day for our nation!!!! We are so proud today! Alhamdolillah!
To all the women in Pakistan who are working for change, don’t give up your dreams, this is for you#SharmeenObaidChinoy #Oscars @Pakistan
Such a proud moment…all teary…so so happy…pakistan is proud of her daughter sharmeen!!!!#SavingFace #Pakistan#SharmeenObaidChinoy
Oh my god oh my god! #SharmeenObaidChinoy #SavingFace#Oscars best moment ever!!
#sharmeenobaidchinoy now my moms new role model :)
Did anyone else start jumping up and down when #SavingFace won at the #oscars? So happy for #SharmeenObaidChinoy! #proudtobepakistani
Congratulations to #SharmeenObaidChinoy for the #Oscar win! May this bode well for #Pakistan as a whole.
Once again congrats to Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy! I hope the Oscar will increase awareness & reform the social cause #SavingFacehighlights.
Important notice from Twitter: @sharmeenochinoy‘s twitter handle may collapse from being awesomely blessed by 180 million ppl in#Pakistan
After being the first non-American to get a Living Stone award,@sharmeenochinoy wins a #Oscar for Saving Face #Pakistan#PakPositive
To all the women in Pakistan working for your dreams, this is for you.”@sharmeenochinoy accepting her Oscar.