Director’s Notes

Daniel Junge People often physically cringe when I tell them the subject of SAVING FACE. Indeed, the subject is worthy of it — the ability of one human being to literally deface another. But I’m quick to point out that our challenge as filmmakers, and hopefully what we’ve accomplished, is to go beyond the horror […]

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Synopsis

Every year in Pakistan, there are at least 100 people attacked with acid-the majority women. Many more go unreported. The new Oscar nominated documentary Saving Face is the story of two survivors of such attacks—their battle for justice and their journey of healing. Zakia is a 39-year old woman who had acid thrown on her […]

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