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  • Sharmeen wins Emmy for best documentary

    KARACHI: Award-win­ning filmmaker Shar­meen Obaid Chinoy has added another prestigious accolade to her name, winning the ‘Best Documentary’ award at the 38th Annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards held in New York on Friday...

    A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness, which last year won an Oscar for ‘Best Documentary - Short Subject’, focuses on the life of an 18-year-old girl who is a survivor of an honour killing attempt... ...

  • Documentary highlights evils of human trafficking

    ISLAMABAD: The Embassy of Switzerland on Thursday hosted the opening of the third edition of the Human Rights Film Festival which included a screening of a documentary titled ‘Impasse’...

    ”Impasse — A Deadlock is a symbolically portrayed documentary by Elise Shubs, which sums up a phenomenon of worldwide significance: prostitution...

  • Vasakh documentary fest from Friday

    LAHORE: The two-day 8th Vasakh International Documentary Film Festival will open at Ali Auditorium on Friday...

    IRC Director Muhammad Waseem while shedding light on the festival told Dawn that Vasakh has had been established with the specific objective of creating a critical mass by sensitising the youth on issues of human rights through documentary films...

  • Friend of Diana urges TV channel to scrap ‘intrusive’ documentary

    One of Princess Diana’s closest friends is writing to Channel 4 bosses asking them to scrap a forthcoming documentary using private video footage which includes Diana talking about about her sex life with Prince Charles...

    The documentary is due to be broadcast on Aug 6 and Monckton’s intervention will increase pressure on Channel 4 after Diana’s brother, Earl Spencer, reportedly demanded the programme was dropped...

  • Documentary charts rise of professional skiing

    ISLAMABAD: Short but spectacular Dancing with Snow, a documentary on skiing presented at a local hotel on Saturday evening, was a visually stunning work...

    The documentary charts the rise of professional skiing, making for interesting viewing...

  • Documentary on environmental destruction, corruption screened

    ISLAMABAD: The Borneo Case, a documentary on activists protesting the destruction of the Malaysian Borneo Rainforest that reveals the wealth the minister in charge of the rainforest accumulated during his tenure, was screened at the United Nations Information Centre as part of the ongoing Human Rights through Cinematography Festival...

    Although it began late because of some technical difficulties, the documentary kept the audience –...

  • Diana’s sons share her legacy in a new documentary

    ”ITV and HBO’s hour-long documentary, Diana, Our Mother: Her Life and Legacy (airing on Monday night) offers this rare conversation with Diana’s sons, William and his brother Harry, 32, who get out old their mother’s old photo albums and use the opportunity, as they must, to promote some of her favourite charities and causes...

  • Pakistani documentary lands Emmy nomination

    KARACHI: Currently banned by the censor board for projecting a negative image of Pakistan in context of the ongoing fight against extremism and terrorism, the documentary Among the Believers has been nominated for an Emmy Award in the Outstanding Government and Politics category...

    Directed by Hemal Trivedi and Mohammed Ali Naqvi over a span of five years, the documentary offers a rare insight into the inner machinations of Lal Masjid...

  • Documentary on industrial development screened

    ISLAMABAD: A documentary screened at the Pakistan National Council of the Arts (PNCA) on Friday explored the past, present and future of industrial development...

    The documentary was directed by Miles Roston and produced by the UN Industrial Development Organisation...

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