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LAHORE (Web Desk) – Pakistan’s first Academy Award winner Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy’s documentary on honour killing, “A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness”, has been nominated as one of five documentaries from across the world in the ‘Best Documentary – Short’ subject category for the 88th Academy Awards.

A Girl in the River, which is a joint production of Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy (SOC) Films and Home Box Office (HBO), follows the life of an 18-year-old girl who is a survivor of an honour killing attempt.

Chinoy’s documentary ‘Saving Face’ had won 84th Annual Academy Awards in 2012.