Release Date March 8th, 2012
Genre Documentary short
Studio HBO
Plot Outline The film also features two women attacked by acid and their struggle for justice and healing. It is the first film shot in Pakistan and directed by a Pakistani to win an Oscar. Acid Survivors Foundation of Pakistan, which is featured in the film, had documented over 100 acid attacks a year in Pakistan but estimates far more due to lack of reporting. The majority of victims are women. Saving Face will air on HBO on March 8th.
Awards Won Academy Award for 2012 Best Documentary Short
Directed By Daniel Junge and Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy
Produced By Daniel Junge, Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, Davis Coombe, Alison Greenberg

Saving Face
Directed by Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy,
Daniel Junge
Produced by Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy
Daniel Junge
Davis Coombe
Alison Greenberg
Sabiha Sumar
Starring Dr Mohammad Jawad
Music by Gunnard Doboze
Editing by Milkhaus
Distributed by HBO
Release date(s) March 8, 2012[1]
Country US/Pakistan

2012 Academy Award Nominee For Documentary (Short Subject)

Directed by Oscar and Emmy nominated filmmaker Daniel Junge and Emmy winning Pakistan director Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy.

Every year in Pakistan, there are at least 100 people attacked with acid -- the majority women. Many more go unreported. The new documentary SAVING FACE is the story of two survivors of such attacks -- their battle for justice and their journey of healing.

Directed by

Daniel Junge
Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy
Produced by

Davis Coombe
Daniel Junge
Alison Greenberg
Produced by

Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy
Sabiha Sumar
Edited by

Davis Coombe
Hemal Trivedi
Original music

Gunnard Doboze
Featuring Original Vocals by
Kiran Ahluwalia

Aaron Kopp
Fazeelat Aslam
Associate Producer

Asad Faruqi
Shahbaz Sumar
Cathy Trekloff

Asad Faruqi
Aaron Kopp
Daniel Junge
Martina Radwan
Additional Camera

Amsal Naeem
Nofil Naqvi
Julian Fouchet
Still Photography

Asad Farruqi
Location Sound

Wasif Arshad
Production Coordinator

Cathy Trekloff

Aaminah Qadir
Khubaib Latif
Sami Chhapra
Production Assistants

Anushka Jatoi
Wasif Arshad
Annie Eastman
Tanya Mirza
Assistant Editor

Aaron Kopp
Post Production

Color Correction

Davis Coombe
Title Animation

James Duree
Audio Post

Coupe Studios
Re-recording Mixer

Ed Kaufman
Sound Edit

Jason McDaniel
Fiscal Sponsors

The Bridges Family Foundation
Denver Film Society
Legal Representation

Tyler Coombe
Ann Brigid Clark
Greenberg Traurig, LLP
The Song "Manzil-e-Sufi"
And "Lal Meri Pat Rakhivo Bhala Jhole Lalan"

Performed by Sanam Marvi
Appears Courtesy of Frequency Media
This Film Made with Support From:

Impact Partners
Dan Cogan
Abigail Disney
The Fledgling Fund
Chicken & Egg Pictures
Naked Edge Films

Dr. Tariq Iqbal
PIMS Hospital
Indus Hospital
Ali Medical
Dr. Xerxes Ankelseria
Dr. Zara Yousufzai
Dr. Zafar Zaidi
Dr. Bari Khan
Dr. Sadaf Khan
Dr. Johan Morrison, OBE
Marvi Memon, MNA
Farahnaz ispahani MNA
Britta Erickson
Rashid Chugtai
Mohammad Naqv
Sital Kalantry
International Anaplastology Association
Beyond Our Borders
Special Thanks

Barbara Bridges
Eliza Woloson
Lynda Goldstein
Jim Butterworth
Constance Mortell
Diana Barrett
Julie Parker Benello
Scott and Justyn Shwayder
Billy and Alexis MacMillan
Dr. Sandra Surbrugg
Dr. Robert Prentice
Kamran Fazil
Daril Atkins
Ashwaq Hassan
Pakistan High Commissioner Wajid Shamsul Hasan
For More 4

Commissioning Editor
Anna Miralis
For Home Box Office

Senior Producer
Lisa Heller
Executive Producer

Sheila Nevins


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