Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty
February 26, 2012
When Pakistani film director Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy made “Saving Face,” she tackled one of the hidden taboos of her society: acid attacks by men on women. Now her film is competing for an Oscar on February 26. RFE/RL’s Heather Maher spoke with Chinoy about why she made the film.
To read the full interview at the Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty site, click here.
Additional Information about “Saving Face:”
“Saving Face” has won the 2012 Academy Award for Best Short Documentary. Take a look at the official trailer for the documentary below: