Sharmeen Obaid's ‘A Girl in the River’ to be screened at PM House on Monday

Published: February 21, 2016
Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy PHOTO: REUTERS

Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy PHOTO: REUTERS

ISLAMABAD: Screening of Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy’s Oscar-nominated documentary, ‘A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness’ will be held at the Prime Minister House on Monday.

It is the second documentary by Chinoy nominated for the Academy Awards. Previously, her work Saving Face’ bagged the Oscars for Pakistan for the first time.

Acknowledging Chinoy’s extraordinary achievement, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif announced the screening, said a statement.

Sharmeen Obaid hopes Oscar-nominated film will help end honour killings in Pakistan

Along with the prime minister, prominent personalities from different walks of life across the country, foreign dignitaries and leading opinion makers will be present on the occasion.

The documentary follows the story of an 18-year-old girl, a rare survivor of an honour killing attempt, who falls in love and lives to tell the tale.

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  • double barreled
    Feb 22, 2016 - 2:48AM

    Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy is extremely arrogant.Recommend

  • Alam
    Feb 22, 2016 - 2:18PM

    an easy way to earn dollars and awards

    always highlight negative aspects of pakistan

    Did she ever highlight a positive aspect of Pakistan or she has too much negativity in herself?Recommend

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