He Named Me Malala
Global Broadcast of He Named Me Malala
Monday, February 29th
8 pm est/7 pm cst
About the Movie:
HE NAMED ME MALALA is an intimate portrait of Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Malala Yousafzai, who was targeted by the Taliban and severely wounded by a gunshot when returning home on her school bus in Pakistan’s Swat Valley. The then 15-year-old was singled out, along with her father, for advocating for girls’ education, and the attack on her sparked an outcry from supporters around the world. She miraculously survived and is now a leading campaigner for girls’ education globally as co-founder of the Malala Fund.
Acclaimed documentary filmmaker Davis Guggenheim (An Inconvenient Truth, Waiting for Superman) shows us how Malala, her father Zia and her family are committed to fighting for education for all girls worldwide. The film gives us an inside glimpse into this extraordinary young girl’s life – from her close relationship with her father who inspired her love for education, to her impassioned speeches at the UN, to her everyday life with her parents and brothers.
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He Named Me Malala is the type of you movie have to sit down and pay attention to or else you might get confused. I did not know anything about Malala before watching this movie. I believe it's important for people to know stories like Malala's because it inspires people to follow their dreams. It's great to see someone so young fighting for what she believes especially when it's something like girls education. I liked the movie and give it 3.5 stars.
The Malala Fund empowers girls through quality secondary education to achieve their potential and inspire positive change in their communities.