Sunday, 6 December 2015

'Song of Lahore' Co-Directer Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy on Pakistan's Rich Music Scene and Culture

Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, the Oscar-winning co-director of 2012's "Saving Face," once again finds inspiration in her birth country, Pakistan, in "Song of Lahore." This time around, Obaid-Chinoy sets her eyes on the local music scene, specifically the story of Sachal Studios, a collective of rebellious musicians who became unlikely viral sensations.

Obaid-Chinoy talked with Women and Hollywood about her grandfather's influence on the film, her desire to show moviegoers a different side of Pakistan and how women are encouraged to compromise from the time they're born.

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