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Tasveer presents a talk with two-time Academy Award-winning Pakistani director Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy with her Oscar-winning film ‘A Girl In the River.’
About the Film: A woman in Pakistan sentenced to death for falling in love becomes a rare survivor of the country’s harsh judicial system.
About the Director: Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy is the only female director to have been awarded two Academy Awards by the age of 37. Since 2001, she has made over two dozen multi-award films in over 16 countries around the world. Her films include Student-Athlete, Girl in the river, Song of Lahore, Saving Face, Peace Keepers, and Transgenders: Pakistan’s Open Secret.
When: Sept 13, 2018 at 6:30 PM
Where: Pigott Auditorium, Seattle University
This event is part of the 13th Tasveer South Asian Film Festival, produced by Tasveer. This program is partnered with National Film Festival for Talented Youth (NFFTY), Women in Film Seattle, Pakistani Association of Greater Seattle and Seattle Documentary Association.