Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy

Pakistani Journalist & Filmmaker; Activist and Founder of the Citizens Archive of Pakistan

Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy Biography

Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy is a two-time Academy Award and Emmy Award winning documentary filmmaker. In the past 16 years, she has made a dozen multi-award winning films in over 10 countries around the world. Her films include Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness, Song of Lahore, Saving Face, Peace Keepers, Transgenders: Pakistan’s Open Secret and Pakistan’s Taliban Generation. Her work has aired on channels spanning 4 continents including, HBO, CNN, PBS, Channel 4, CBC, Arte, SBS and the Discovery channel.

In 2012, Time Magazine included Sharmeen in their annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world. That same year the Pakistan Government awarded her with highest civil honor “Hilal -e–Imtiaz”. In 2013, the Canadian government awarded her a Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal for her work in the field of documentary films and the World Economic Forum honored her with a Crystal Award at their annual summit in Davos.

In 2017, Sharmeen was the first artist ever to co-chair the “World Economic Forum” at Davos. Born and raised in Karachi, Pakistan, Sharmeen received a bachelor’s degree from Smith College and two masters’ degrees from Stanford University.

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Beyond The Oscars — A Conversation With Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy
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Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy Oscars acceptance speech 2016

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Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy Videos

Beyond The Oscars — A Conversation With Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy
Davos 2017
Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy Oscars acceptance speech 2016

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