Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy
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Pakistani filmmaker on Oscar hopes

When Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy won an Oscar for her film Saving Face in 2012 she became the first Pakistani to triumph at Hollywood's biggest awards ceremony.

The documentary maker is nominated again this year for A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiving, which addresses the issue of honour killings in Pakistan.

Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy explained to BBC News what drives her to make the films she does.

  • 23 Feb 2016