He Named Me Malala

He Named Me Malala

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“I’m not a lone voice, I am many. And our voices are our most powerful weapons.” Davis Guggenheim’s documentary titled He Named Me Malala, about the amazing Malala Yousafzai, an inspirational young girl who survived being shot by the Taliban and has since united the world in an attempt to bring education to everyone. This doc profiles her life story, and specifically Malala’s connection to her family and her father Zia. Together they are all committed to fighting for education for all girls worldwide.

A look at the events leading up to the Talibans’ attack on the young Pakistani school girl, Malala Yousafzai, for speaking out on girls’ education and the aftermath, including her speech to the United Nations.

He Named Me Malala is an American documentary film directed by Davis Guggenheim. The film is about a young Pakistani female activist Malala Yousafzai, who was targeted by Taliban gunmen, shot in the head and left wounded. She was targeted for speaking for the girls’ education in her region of Swat Valley in Pakistan.

He Named Me Malala Movie Poster

He Named Me Malala

Directed by: Davis Guggenheim
Starring: Malala Yousafzai (Herself), Mobin Khan
Film Editing by: Greg Finton
Studio: Fox Searchlight Pictures
Release Date: October 2, 2015