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He Named Me Malala

He Named Me Malala
  • 2015
  • US
  • 87 min
  • PG
  • Directed by: Davis Guggenheim
  • Cast: Malala Yousafzai, Ziauddin Yousafzai, Toor Pekai

Documentary about youngest-ever Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai. Guggenheim introduces her family (her sisters bringing endearing cheekiness), highlighting the bond between Malala and her proud teacher father Ziauddin, and showing the teenage girl as well as the wise spirit. Uplifting and confrontational, if sometimes unfocused.

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He Named Me Malala

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He Named Me Malala

2 Nov 20153 stars

Davis Guggenheim directs this documentary about the inspirational teenage activist

The father of inspirational Pakistani activist Malala Yousafzai is the ‘he’ referred to in the title of this uplifting but confrontational documentary from Oscar-winner Davis Guggenheim (An Inconvenient Truth). Ziauddin named his daughter after a fierce…

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