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I'd like to do a film in Canada, but it's too difficult. National Film Board funding takes too long, and there's too much paperwork; by the time the film is approved the topic is dead and gone.

Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy

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She has been lauded as Pakistan's first female Oscar winner by the press and government [1] [2]. Eventually Bill Abrams the president of New York Times Television gave her her big break. The Pakistani President conferred the Hilal-e-Imtiaz on Obaid-Chinoy on 23 March 2012 for bringing honor to Pakistan as a filmmaker.

She is also the first non-American to win the Livingston Award for Young Journalists. She won an Academy Award for her documentary Saving Face in 2012. com’s list of the 50 Coolest Desis of 2009.

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