Oscars 2019: Indian Film Period: End of Sentence wins Best Documentary Short film award

Indian film Period: End of Sentence wins the Best Documentary Short film award at Oscars 2019, underway currently.
Oscars 2019: Indian Film Period: End of Sentence wins Best Documentary Short film awardOscars 2019: Indian Film Period: End of Sentence wins Best Documentary Short film award
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Oscars 2019 is currently underway and in a good news for India, Period. End of Sentence, an India set film on the taboos around menstruation won the Academy award for the Best Documentary Short Film. The film focusing on the work of real life 'Pad Man' Arunachalam Muruganathan has been produced by Guneet Monga and is co-produced by Monga's Sikhya Entertainment, which has backed films like The Lunchbox and Masaan earlier. 

Geeta who is over the moon over the win took to twitter to share, "WE WON!!! To every girl on this earth... know that you are a goddess... if heavens are listening... look MA we put @sikhya on the map." The movie has been directed by award-winning Iranian-American filmmaker Rayka Zehtabchi. The film is created by The Pad Project, an organisation established by an inspired group of students at the Oakwood School in Los Angeles and their teacher, Melissa Berton. 

The 26-minute film follows girls and women in Hapur in northern India and their experience with the installation of a pad machine in their village. 

Also Read: Guneet Monga gets a ticket to the Oscars with her film Period End of Sentence

Even before the Oscars were announced, Monga had in a statement said that whatever happens, the team is already a winner. "Today here we are! All the way to Oscars and have put this story on the map! Whatever may happen.... team 'Period. End of Sentence' is already a winner," she had said.

Many congratulations to the Team for this big win!

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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awesome!

This is fantastic and it was done without some talentless Bollywood "actor." A Bollywood movie will NEVER win an Academy Award and, furthermore, the so-called "superstars" (Bachchans and Khans) are not even worthy of cleaning toilets in Hollywood studios.

Wow congratulations, so well deserved..I love to see accreditation’s for hard work

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