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Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy

Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy was born on November 12, 1978 in Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan. She is a producer and director, known for Saving Face (2012), A Journey of a Thousand Miles: Peacekeepers (2015) and Song of Lahore (2015). See full bio »
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 2017 Freedom Fighters (Documentary short) (producer) (completed)
 2018 Doc World (TV Series documentary) (producer - 1 episode)
- Armed with Faith (2018) ... (producer)
 2017 Ladies First (Documentary short) (executive producer)
 2016 Woman with Gloria Steinem (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Pakistan: On the Frontlines (2016) ... (executive producer)
 2015 A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness (Documentary short) (producer)
 2015 A Journey of a Thousand Miles: Peacekeepers (Documentary) (producer)
 2015 Song of Lahore (Documentary) (producer)
 2012 Ho Yaqeen (TV Series documentary) (executive producer)
 2012 Saving Face (Documentary short) (producer)
 2011 True Stories (TV Series documentary) (producer - 1 episode)
- Transgenders: Pakistan's Open Secret (2011) ... (producer)
 2010 Sold: Fighting the New Global Slave Trade (Documentary) (associate producer)
  Frontline/World (TV Series documentary) (producer - 2 episodes, 2009) (co-producer - 2 episodes, 2004)
- Pakistan: Letter from Karachi (2009) ... (producer)
- Children of the Taliban (2009) ... (producer)
- Pakistan: On a Razor's Edge (2004) ... (co-producer)
- On a Razor's Edge/The Kidnapped Bride/Run, Lornah, Run (2004) ... (co-producer - as Sharmeen Obaid)
  Dispatches (TV Series documentary) (producer - 1 episode, 2009) (co-producer - 1 episode, 2007)
- Pakistan's Taliban Generation (2009) ... (producer)
- Afghanistan Unveiled (2007) ... (co-producer)
 2008 Iraq: The Lost Generation (Video documentary) (producer - as Sharmeen Obaid)
 2004 Reinventing the Taliban? (TV Movie documentary) (producer - as Sharmeen Obaid)
 2004 Women of the Holy Kingdom (TV Movie) (producer - as Sharmeen Obaid)
 2003 Terror's Children (TV Movie documentary) (producer - as Sharmeen Obaid)
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