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.
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.