Guneet Monga's short film Period. End of Sentence wins Documentary Short Subject

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When a sanitary pad vending machine is installed in the village, the women learn to manufacture and market their own pads, empowering their community. Mellisa Burton dedicated her Oscar to her students and said, "I share this award with the Feminist Majority Foundation, the entire team and cast".

"We never thought it would be an Oscar-nominated film, but the idea was always, if we could just make an educational film to raise awareness about this issue then that would be the jewel of the nonprofit", said Berton, who is the film's Executive Producer.

While accepting the award, the filmmaker further said, "I'm not crying because I'm on my period or anything".

The film has been produced by Guneet Monga, who has previously produced critically acclaimed films like "Masaan" and "Lunchbox". Now, Guneet took to her Instagram to share some BTS pics from the Oscars ceremony and in one of the pics we can see her all glee with golden statue with her.Even before the Oscars were announced, Monga had in a statement said that whatever happens, the team is already a victor.

European Union chief, British PM May to hold Brexit talks in Egypt
May had been due to go before British lawmakers on Tuesday to offer them an update on the talks with European Union leaders. It is a critical week for May, with many in the House of Commons having been expecting to vote on her deal.

"Period is an end of a sentence but not a girl's education". Period is an end of a sentence but not a girl's eduction.

I am honoured and absolutely humbled to partner with Melissa and Rayka in making our short documentary happen. Many girls stop going to school when they start menstruating. I really want every girl to know that each one of them is a goddess.

Monga wrote after the Oscar victor on Twitter, "WE WON!" They named their brand "FLY". It had made it to the cut and faught other nominations like "Black Sheep", "End Game", "Lifeboat" and "A Night At The Garden". Rishi Kapoor even took to Twitter to wish him Cannom, his Kapoor & Sons MU designer on his fourth competitive win at the coveted Academy Awards.

Directed by award-winning Iranian-American film-maker 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.

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