Saving Face
Saving Face
1 Nomination / 1 Win
Year 2011
Director Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, Daniel Junge
84th Academy Awards

Saving Face is a 2011 documentary film about acid attacks on women directed by Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy and Daniel Junge. The film won Best Documentary Short at the 2012 Academy Awards, making director Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy Pakistan's first Oscar nominee and winner.



Every year hundreds of people -- mostly women -- are attacked with acid in Pakistan. Saving Face follows several of these survivors, their fight for justice, and a Pakistani plastic surgeon who has returned to his homeland to help them restore their faces and their lives.


Saving Face Trailer (Documentary)01:06

Saving Face Trailer (Documentary)



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