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A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness (2015) | 10 Facts That Will Make You Watch The Full Movie

A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness (2015) | 10 Facts That Will Make You Watch The Full Movie

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A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness is a 2015 documentary film directed by Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy about honor killings in Pakistan. The film is produced by Tina Brown and Sheila Nevins in collaboration with HBO Documentary Films.[1] A Girl in the River was edited by Geof Bartz, A.C.E.

The documentary was well received by critics and earned widespread critical acclaim. A Girl in the River was shortlisted with ten other documentaries from 74 entries submitted to 88th Academy Awards in Documentary Short Subject category,[2][3] which it won

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At the end of her acceptance speech, during the exit music, director Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy announced that after viewing this film, the Prime Minister of Pakistan will change the law on honor killing.

The director revealed at DocudayLA (2/17/16) that even though (near the end of the film) the main character wished for her expected baby to be a girl, it was a boy.

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