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A Pakistani Woman Is Nominated For An Oscar, Yet Again!

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Nausheen Ddabhoy is nominated for Oscar.
Nausheen Dadabhoy: A Pakistani women who makes it to Oscar.
Nausheen Dadabhoy: A Pakistani women who makes it to Oscar.

It’s a privilege for Pakistan women to make their homeland proud with a number of internationally recognized feats and accomplishments.

Earlier, it was Sharmeen Obaid who won two Oscars for making empowering films, and now yet again another talented and highly spirited filmmaker, Nausheen Dadabhoy, has been shortlisted for the Oscars and has made the whole nation really proud.

Nausheen Dadabhoy: A Pakistani-American cinematographer, a wanderlust who carries five cameras with her at all times.
Nausheen Dadabhoy: A Pakistani-American cinematographer, a wanderlust who carries five cameras with her at all times.

Nausheen is a Pakistani-American cinematographer whose short film “La femme et le TGV – Jane Birkin” (a movie about a train spotter in her own way) was nominated for the Oscar Live Action Short Film category. Nausheen proudly shared this amazing news through her official Facebook account. She wrote: Last night I watched Trainspotting. It’s the film that convinced 14 year-old me to become a filmmaker. This morning, twenty years later, I woke up to the news that a film that I shot La femme et le TGV – Jane Birkin (a movie about a train spotter in the her own way) was nominated for the Oscar Live Action Short Film category.

Nausheen’s short film is a heart-rending story between a lonesome woman and a TGV train driver.

Nausheen Dadabhoy with Lena, a talented director and writer.
Nausheen Dadabhoy with Lena, a talented director and writer.

Below is the official teaser of the movie.