Oscar http://wyomingpublicradio.net en Wyoming-born filmmaker wins an Oscar, sheds light on tragedies in Pakistan http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/wyoming-born-filmmaker-wins-oscar-sheds-light-tragedies-pakistan <p><a href="http://www.publicbroadcasting.net/wpr/openspaces.mediaplayer?STATION_NAME=wpr&amp;MEDIA_ID=1005494&amp;MEDIA_EXTENSION=mp3&amp;MODULE=openspaces"><strong>Listen to the interview</strong></a></p> Sat, 03 Mar 2012 00:37:14 +0000 Willow Belden 20484 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Oscar winner from Cheyenne hopes to bring change in Pakistan http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/oscar-winner-cheyenne-hopes-bring-change-pakistan <p>Film maker Daniel Junge, who grew up in Cheyenne, won an Oscar this week for his film “Saving Face.” It’s a documentary about the disturbing trend of Pakistani men throwing acid in the faces of women.</p><p>The film follows several victims, and even though some of them face ongoing threats from their attackers, Junge says they were eager to be filmed.</p><p>“These women want to be heard,” Junge said. “They’ve had this awful thing happen to them, and I think they saw the chance to tell their stories with our cameras.”</p> Fri, 02 Mar 2012 22:49:28 +0000 Willow Belden 20473 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Oscar winner from Cheyenne hopes to bring change in Pakistan