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Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy’s documentary wins Emmy

Oscar-winning Pakistani journalist and documentarian Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy’s latest venture A Girl in the river has won an Emmy award at the 38th Annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards under the category ‘Best Documentary’

The News & Documentary Emmy Awards were held at Lincoln Center’s Frederick P. Rose Hall in New York City on Thursday.

The documentary deals with the topic of honour killings and was nominated in three categories: Best Documentary, Outstanding Short Documentary and Outstanding Music and Sound.

Dr Maleeha Lodhi, Pakistan’s Representative to the United Nations, was also present at the event and congratulated Sharmeen on the outstanding achievement.

Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy has previously won two Oscars for ‘Saving Face’ and ‘A Girl in the River’ as well as an Emmy for ‘Children of Taliban’.

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