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Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy
شرمین عبید چنائے
Obaid-Chinoy at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in 2013
Born (1978-11-12) 12 November 1978 (age 45)
Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan
NaitionalityPakistani, Canadian
ThriftFilmmaker, jurnalist
Years active2002-present
Offeecial wabsteid

Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy (Urdu: شرمین عبید چنائے‎; born 12 November 1978) is a Pakistani jurnalist, activist an filmmaker wha haes won twa Academy Awairds, for her 2012 documentary Saving Face[1][2] an again for her 2015 documentary A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness.[3] She is the first Pakistani to win two Oscars.[4]


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  1. "Pakistan's Oscar triumph for acid attack film Saving Face". BBC News. Nosheen Abbas. Retrieved 28 December 2014.
  2. Oscar-winning Pakistani Filmmaker Inspired by Canada http://www.cbc.ca/news/arts/story/2012/02/28/oscar-saving-face-obaid-chinoy.html
  3. Clark, Alex (14 Februar 2016). "The case of Saba Qaiser and the film-maker determined to put an end to 'honour' killings". The Guardian (in Inglis). ISSN 0261-3077. Retrieved 18 Februar 2016.
  4. "Sharmeen Obaid wins second Oscar award - The Express Tribune". The Express Tribune (in Inglis). Retrieved 29 Februar 2016.