Social media reacts to Sharmeen Obaid’s second Oscar win

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Today Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy made history as the only Pakistani to win two Academy Awards.

She was awarded the Oscar in the category Best Documentary – Short Subject for her documentary A Girl in the River, which follows the life of an 18-year-old girl who is a survivor of an honour killing attempt.

She is one of only eleven female directors who have ever won an Oscar for a non-fiction film and the only Pakistani to win two Academy Awards.




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