Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy has rolled out her second short film of the documentary series titled ‘Dream Big Pakistan, featuring Swimmer Lianna Swan who is representing Pakistan at the Rio Olympics 2016 as a wild card entrant.

Lianna specialises in breaststroke and freestyle and currently holds 7 national records in swimming. Having competed in the Asian Games, the Fina World Cup (Dubai 2011), Fina World Aquatics Championships (Barcelona 2013) and the FINA World Championships August 2015, held in Kazan- Russia, Lianna has been representing Pakistan internationally since 2010. Most recently, she won the Gold Medal at the South Asian Games held in India in February 2016.

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The video, documented by Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, also features Lianna’s mom, Nadia Swan who is a certified fitness trainer. It also stars her coach Seth Chapels, who is also an ex-pro swimmer who’s competed in several international championships.

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With two-time Academy Award winner Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy taking the initiative to promote Pakistani female athletes, the documentary series has been conceptualized, directed and produced by SOC Films.

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Speaking about #DreamBigPakistan, Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy has said: “These short films celebrate Pakistani women who dare to dream. We at SOC Films are excited to share their stories with Pakistan”.

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