Smile Pinki| 39mins
Director: Megan Mylan | Producer: Megan Mylan
Focus Years: 2008 | Country: United States
"Academy Award Winner" documentary by Megan Myla is the story of Pinki, a five-year-old girl from a village in the Mirzapur District, India, who born into a desperately poor family, and with a cleft lip. Pinki never realized that this condition required just one simple operation until she met Pankaj, a social worker traveling from village to village gathering patients to go to hospital in Varanasi that provides free surgery to thousands each year. This real-world fairy tale follows its protagonist journey to a dream smile from isolation and shame.