Monday, February 27, 2012
Oscar is coming home.
Of course, I am supper psyched and why not Pakistan's 'Saving Face' by Daniel Junge and Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy won the Oscar's " Best Documentary Short Award ."
This is first ever Pakistani film have been nominated and now Oscar is coming home .
The documentary is about two women : Rukhsana and Zakia ___victims of acid burns,and Pakistani-British plastic surgeon Dr. Mohammad Jawad, who came back to Pakistan and did reconstructive surgery on these survivors .
Chinoy dedicated the award to all the heroes working on the ground in Pakistan ,and on happy note she said :
“All the women in Pakistan working for change, don’t give up on your dreams, this is for you.”