Two-time Academy Award-winning film-maker Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy has been featured as one of many prime 18 film administrators from Asia, alongside Academy Award winner director Bong Joon-Ho who has been chosen as jury president of the 78th Venice Worldwide Movie Pageant.

Bong’s movie Parasite (2019) introduced him international fame because it was the primary South Korean movie to win Finest Worldwide Function Movie and Finest Image on the Oscars.

Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy feels elated to be featured within the listing. 

“Now that’s a cool listing to be part of! Thanks @tatlerhongkong. Stay up for the adventures 2021 brings!” she shared.



“Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy wears lots of hats. She’s a journalist, an activist and in addition a filmmaker, most recognized for her work that put the highlight on the inequality that girls face. Due to this, she has obtained two Academy Awards, six Emmy Awards and a Knight Worldwide Journalism Award. To honour her achievements and contributes, the Authorities of Pakistan bestowed her the Hilal-i-Imtiaz, the second-highest civilian honour within the nation in 2012. The identical 12 months, she was named one of many 100 most influential individuals on this planet by Time journal. Obaid-Chinoy can be the primary feminine director to have two Academy Awards at simply 37 years outdated.

Her award-winning movie consists of the documentary, Saving Face (2012) and the biographical A Lady within the River: The Value of Forgiveness (2015)The latter was so impactful that after seeing the movie, the Pakistani prime minister stated that he’ll change the regulation on honour killing after seeing it,” acknowledged the publication. 


The listing additionally highlights Park Chan-wook, Wong Kar-wai, Hou Hsiao-hsien, and Antoinette Jadaone amongst different exceptional filmmakers from Asia.

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Saving Face (2012), A Lady within the River: The Value of Forgiveness (2015), Track of Lahore (2015) are a number of of essentially the most notable works of the filmmaker. Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy may even be directing the subsequent and much-anticipated collection within the Marvel franchise together with Meera Menon, Adil El Arbi, and Bilall Fallah.