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Name  Megan Mylan

Role  Film director
Megan Mylan Love to tell stories about social change says director
Movies  Smile Pinki, Lost Boys of Sudan, After My Garden Grows, My Little Friends
Education  University of California, Berkeley, Georgetown University
Awards  Academy Award for Best Documentary Short Subject
People also search for  Jon Shenk, Frances Reid, Sally Jo Fifer, Cara Mertes, Mark Becker, Kim Roberts, Marc Weiss
Nominations  News & Documentary Emmy Award for Best Documentary

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Megan Mylan (born 1969) is an American documentary film director, known for her films Lost Boys of Sudan and the 2008 Academy Award-winning Smile Pinki.


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Mylan was born in California and raised in Salem, Oregon and Dallas, Texas, where she graduated Highland Park High School. She earned a bachelor's degree from the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service, and master's degrees in journalism and Latin American studies from the University of California, Berkeley. She worked for Ashoka in Brazil before deciding to pursue documentary filmmaking.

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In 2003, Mylan and Jon Shenk directed Lost Boys of Sudan, a feature-length documentary about two Dinka boys who fled the Sudanese civil war for the United States. The film won an Independent Spirit Award and through theatrical release, PBS broadcast and an extensive social action campaign raised millions of dollars for refugee scholarships.

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In 2008, Mylan directed Smile Pinki a film on efforts to provide free cleft palate surgery in India. She focused on the work of the Smile Train program in Varanasi, India. The film won the 2008 Academy Award for Best Documentary (Short Subject).

Mylan is currently working on a film on the struggle for racial equality in Brazil.

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