He Named Me Malala
- 87 min
- 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.
Forum Cinema, Hexham (0.0 miles)
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He Named Me Malala2 Nov 2015
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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