Smile Pinki

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Tonight's TV Hot List: Wednesday, June 3, 2009

Smile Pinki
7 pm/ET HBO
Like Pinki, the little girl of the film's title, you'll be grinning ear-to-ear — and shedding tears of joy — after seeing this 2008 Oscar-winning documentary short. Director Megan Mylan's heartwarming work chronicles efforts in India to encourage parents of children born with cleft lips to take them to a hospital for free corrective surgery. The defect causes public shame and makes speaking difficult, but all of these kids, including 5-year-old Pinki and 11-year-old Ghutaru, are finally ready for their close-ups.

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Tonight's TV Hot List: Wednesday, June 3, 2009

Smile Pinki
7 pm/ET HBO
Like Pinki, the little girl of the film's title, you'll be grinning ear-to-ear — and shedding tears of joy — after seeing this 2008 Oscar-winning documentary short. Director Megan Mylan's heartwarming work chronicles efforts in India to encourage parents of children born with cleft lips to take them to a hospital for free corrective surgery. The defect causes public shame and makes speaking difficult, but all of these kids, including 5-year-old Pinki and 11-year-old Ghutaru, are finally ready for their close-ups.

Read on for previews of Law & Order, Make Me a Supermodel, Biography and The Cougar. read more

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Premiered: June 03, 2009
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Premise: Oscar-winning documentary short chronicles a journey of ostracism to acceptance as two Indian children who were born with cleft lips travel to a hospital where they receive free corrective surgery. Directed by Megan Mylan.

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