Oscar-award winner, Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy claims that she has just bagged "the most special award."
At this year's Mosaic International Film Festival, an exclusive award titled The Sabeen Mahmud Award for courage, was presented to honour the late social activist. A girl in the river, produced by SOC films, won the accolade.
Mosaic International Film Festival is a landmark festival which features artists and filmmakers from all over South Asia. The artists are appreciated for their exemplary contribution to the film industry.
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The Sabeen Mahmud award for courage in cinema went to 'A Girl in the River' by @sharmeenochinoy pic.twitter.com/1SSfmhLJ1O
— misaff (@mosaic_misaff) August 8, 2016
Sharmeen took to social media to share her gratitude.
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Artists such as Deepa Mehta, Ali Kazimi, Sami Khan, Angad Bhalla, Amar Wala, Anita Majumdar, Raymond Ablack, Gabe Grey, Shireen Pasha and Richie Mehta have been involved in the festival over the years.
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