Saving FaceVIEW EVENT DETAILS
HBO Documentary Films and Asia Society
Dir. Daniel Junge and Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy. Pakistan/USA. 2011. 40 min.
Monday, March 5, 2012
5:30 - 7:00 pm: Reception
7:00 pm: Screening + Q&A with filmmakers
Every year hundreds of people — mostly women — are attacked with acid in Pakistan. Saving Face follows several of these survivors, their fight for justice, and a London-based reconstructive surgeon who has returned to his homeland of Pakistan to help them restore their faces and their lives.
Winner of an Academy Award (Documentary Short).
Free screening for Asia Society members only. All registered tickets not picked up by 6:45 pm will be forfeited.