He Named Me Malala

  • 8 Sep. Thu. 13:30 Will Hall
  • Documentary
  • USA / 2015 / 88 min.
  • Director: Davis Guggenheim
  • Cast: Malala Yousafzai and her family
  • Distribution: Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation
  • Selected for the 28th Tokyo International Film Festival

“He Named Me Malala” is a documentary film about teenage Nobel peace laureate Malala Yousafzai, who was severely wounded by a gunshot of the Taliban and miraculously survived. Portraying her heroic activities as a precocious campaigner, even under the threat of attack from the Taliban, for the right of girls to be educated, the film also shows us her everyday life and her family life.