NEF-supported film Saving Face by Daniel Junge and Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy won the Oscar for Best Documentary Short at the 84th Academy Awards. The film follows British plastic surgeon Dr. Mohammad Jawad, who returns to his homeland to help victims of acid burns. The film follows one woman as she fights to see that the perpetrators […]
NEF-supported film Saving Face has been shortlisted for an Academy Award® in the Documentary Short Subject category! Many congratulations to the whole production team! Keep your fingers crossed – the official nominations are announced on January 24, 2012.
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Every year in Pakistan, there are at least 100 people attacked with acid — the majority are women. Many more go unreported. SAVING FACE is the story of two survivors of such attacks — their battle for justice and their journey of healing.