Latest Smile Pinki Stories

2011-05-26 15:41:00

NEW YORK and VARANASI, India, May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today in Varanasi, one of Smile Train's oldest and highest performing partners, G S Memorial Plastic Surgery Hospital, will reach a new milestone - 20,000 Smile Train sponsored free cleft surgeries. G S Memorial, under the leadership of Dr. Subodh Kumar Singh runs one of the largest cleft centers in the world. G S Memorial has been a Smile Train partner since April 2004 and is featured in the 2008 Academy Award®...

2010-03-02 15:33:00

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Andrew Ordon, co-host of TV's The Doctors, is travelling to Varanasi, India on behalf of the Smile Train charity to perform cleft lip and palate surgeries on children there. From March 2-9, Dr. Ordon will be working with Dr. Subodh Singh, the plastic surgeon featured in the film Smile Pinkie. The procedures will be filmed for an upcoming episode of The Doctors. "Cleft palates are a major problem for children in developing countries, and...

2009-06-18 11:00:00

SMILE PINKI (Oscar-Winner for Best Documentary Short) and THE CONSCIENCE OF NHEM EN (Oscar-Nominated for Best Documentary Short) Discussion To Follow With Oscar-Winning Berkeley Filmmaker, Steven Okazaki SAN FRANCISCO, June 18 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: The community is invited to attend a FREE screening of two Oscar nominated documentary shorts on Tuesday, July 7 at the Jewish Community Center in Berkeley followed by a discussion with local filmmaker,...

2009-05-12 12:00:00

Filmmaker Discussion and Q&A To Follow SAN FRANCISCO, May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: The community is invited to attend a FREE screening of SMILE PINKI, a documentary short on Wednesday, May 27 at the Sundance Kabuki theater in San Francisco. The film chronicles Pinki, a 5-year-old girl who was living with a severe cleft in one of the poorest areas of India. Not allowed to attend school and ostracized because of her...

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