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Sharmeen Obaid’s ‘HOME1947’ bags Best Film Award

HOME1947, a short film by SOC Films has bagged the prestigious Best Film [Short Documentary] Awards at the South Asian Film Festival of Montréal 2020.

The critically-acclaimed series by the two-time Academy Award winner digs deep into the stories of a number of people displaced during the 1947 partition.

The film is a restoration of the historic event through the perspective of those who experienced it firsthand.

“HOME1947 is a deeply personal exploration of the lives and stories of the millions that were displaced in 1947 during the creation of two new independent states, India and Pakistan,” she added.

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