California State University, Northridge WordmarkOviatt Library WordmarkOviatt Library Catalog Wordmark
Uniform Title Saving face (Motion picture : 2012)
Title Saving face [videorecording] / HBO Documentary Films, JungeFilm and Milkhaus present ; directed by Daniel Junge, Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy ; produced by Davis Coombe ... [et al.].
Published [New York, N.Y.] : HBO Documentary Films, 2013.
Book Cover

 Music & Media - Instructional Videos  14373    IN LIBRARY
Description 1 videodisc (40 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 2012.
Audience TV rating : PG
System Reqs DVD-R. Dolby digital 2.0.
Summary "Every year, hundreds of people are attacked with acid in Pakistan. The majority of these are women, who are lef physically and emotionally scarred. Saving Face tells the stories of two acid-attack survivors: Zakia, a 39-year old whose husband threw acid on her after she filed for divorce, and Rukhsana, a 25-year-old whose husband and inlaws threw acid and gasoline on her, then set her on fire. Charting the arduous attempts to bring their assailants to justice, the film also follows plastic surgeon Dr. Mohammad Jawad, who put his London practice on hold to return to his home country to help Zakia, Rukhsana and other victims. Saving Face is a powerful look inside Pakistani society, illuminating each woman's personal journey while showing how reformers are tackling this vexing problem though the passage of a new law that punishes convicted acid attackers with life imprisonment"--Publisher description.
Awards Academy Award for Best Documentary (Short Subject), 2012.
Language Engish or Spanish dialogue.
Subject Women -- Crimes against -- Pakistan.
Chemical burns -- Patients -- Pakistan.
Victims of violent crimes -- Pakistan.
Genre Documentary films.
Nonfiction films.
Feature films.
Related Names Junge, Daniel. Director.
Obaid-Chinoy, Sharmeen. Director.
Coombe, Davis. Producer.
HBO Documentary Films.
Jungefilm (Firm)
Milkhaus (Firm)
Standard # 883316507957
OCLC number 846506854