Saving Face: Filmmakers On Their Academy Award Winning Film

Filmmakers, Daniel Junge and Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, spoke to a sold out crowd at New York’s Asia Society, about their 2012 Academy Award winning documentary (short subject), Saving Face. ┬áThe film focuses on two women who were the victims of their husband’s acid violence against them. According to the film, about 100 Pakistani women are the victims of acid violence, usually by a husband or family member. ┬áBut the situation is not just a Pakistani problem, it’s a global problem, affecting women in the UK, Uganda, India, Cambodia and many other countries. Continue reading “Saving Face: Filmmakers On Their Academy Award Winning Film”