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College of Arts & Media alumnus nominated for Oscar

Cinematographer's 'Saving Face' to air on HBO this spring

Directors and cinematographers discuss a scene to be shot for the film Saving Face

DENVER - University of Colorado Denver, College of Arts & Media alumnus Aaron Kopp co-produced and shot "Saving Face," a documentary by directors Daniel Junge and Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy. The film has been nominated for an Academy Award®. 

"Saving Face" is a documentary ‘short’ about acid attacks on women in Pakistan. It follows a London-based Pakistani plastic surgeon returning to his home country to help these women as they struggle for justice and healing. The film will air on HBO this spring.

Kopp received a bachelor of fine arts degree, with a major in Theatre, Film, and Television, emphasis in writing and directing, in May 2009. The Academy Awards will be broadcast beginning at 5 p.m. Feb. 26 on ABC.

(Photo: "Saving Face" film crew (l to r) Cinematographer and co-producer Aaron Kopp, co-directors Daniel Junge and Obaid-Chinoy, with co-producer Fazeelat Aslam.)