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Sharmeen Obaid’s Freedom Fighters nominated for Emmy awards


Komal FatimaWeb Editor

10th Aug, 2020. 03:17 pm
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Sharmeen Obaid's Freedom Fighters nominated for Emmy awards

Renowned Pakistani filmmaker Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy has made another achievement as her documentary ‘Freedom Fighters’ has bagged a nomination at the 41st Annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards for ‘Best Feature Story in a News Magazine’.

Freedom Fighters has earlier won Best Short Documentary at Tallgrass Film Festival. Winners of the notifications will be announced on September 21 in an online ceremony.

Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy and Maheen Sadiq’s award winning film “Freedom Fighters” has been nominated for an Emmy AwardNew…

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Documentary ‘Freedom Fighters’ involves a story of three brave women: a former child bride, a police officer, and a labor crusader who are raising their voices against inequality.

It has been co-directed by Maheen Sadiq whereas produced by SOC Films for the Center for Investigative Journalism. This documentary was part of a documentary series in which four female filmmakers created films about opportunities for women empowerment.

Chinoy said that these subjects spark difficult conversations and make people uncomfortable: “Change only comes about when people are forced to discuss an issue.”

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