Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy Wins Humanitarian Award at RiverRun Film Festival
Published: Apr 19, 2016

Two-time Oscar-winning filmmaker Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy has won a Humanitarian Award for her documentary Journey of a Thousand Miles: Peacekeepers at the RiverRun International Film Festival.

The documentary is directed by Geeta Gandbhir and Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy. Sharmeen Obaid took to Twitter to dedicate it to “the fantastic attitude of Bangladeshi police women.”

RiverRun presented 166 films, representing 44 countries.