He Named Me Malala

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  • PG-13
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 (she... read more
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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 (she turns 18 this July) 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. “One child, one teacher, one book and one pen can change the world." – Malala

Original Release

09/12/2015

US Release

10/02/2015

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Cast

Malala Yousafzai Herself / Self
Ziauddin Yousafzai Himself / Self
Toor Pekai Yousafzai Self / Himself
Khushal Yousafzai Self / Herself
Atal Yousafzai Himself / Self
Mobin Khan ER Doctor
Bono Self
Jon Stewart Self
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Davis Guggenheim

Writers

Malala Yousafzai

Cast

Malala Yousafzai Herself / Self
Ziauddin Yousafzai Himself / Self
Toor Pekai Yousafzai Self / Himself
Khushal Yousafzai Self / Herself
Atal Yousafzai Himself / Self
Mobin Khan ER Doctor
Bono Self
Jon Stewart Self

Producers

Shannon Dill Executive Producer
Michael Garin Executive Producer
Mohamed Al Mubarak Executive Producer
Jeff Skoll Executive Producer
Walter F. Parkes Producer
Laurie MacDonald Producer
Davis Guggenheim Producer
David Diliberto Producer
Shiza Shahid Producer

Editors

Greg Finton, Brad Fuller, Brian Johnson

2016EmmyOutstanding Directing for Nonfiction Programming Nominated
2016EmmyOutstanding Individual Achievement in Animation Won
2016EmmyOutstanding Cinematography for a Nonfiction Program Nominated
2016EmmyOutstanding Production Design for Variety, Nonfiction, Event or Award Special Nominated
2016EmmyOutstanding Picture Editing for a Nonfiction Program Nominated
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