When faced with reality

Along with Daniel Junge, the duo worked on Saving Face — the 2012 Academy award-winning documentary (short subject) that swept away the jury in February with its stirring chronicles about women like Zakia and Rukhsana who faced the wrath of this dastardly deed. 

Dr Mohammad Jawad examines the face of acid attack victim Zakia

Their struggle, the support from doctors like Dr Mohammad Jawad, NGOs, Acid Survivors Foundation-Pakistan, attorney Sarkar Abbass who fights Zakia’s case, and female politician Marvi Memon helped take this cause to another level.
The documentary crisscrosses between a nation and victims caught in different conflicts of sorts, at ground level, and in the throes of a socio-economic catharsis.

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