Pakistani documentaries A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness and Among The Believers have found their way to the much celebrated and high-profile Emmy Awards.

Sharmeen’s film, A Girl in the River has bagged three nominations in the categories Best Documentary, Outstanding Short Documentary and Oustanding Music and Sound.

On the other hand, Ali Naqvi’s documentary has been nominated in the category of Outstanding Politics and Government Documentary; both filmmakers are competing for different categories at the Emmys.

Sharmeen has previously won an Emmy for her documentary Children of Taliban and two for Saving Face, making her Pakistan’s first ever Oscar winner.