Documentary On Pakistani Female Activist Malala Set For October Release

The moving documentary takes us deep inside the life of Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai.

Photo by Tania MalottThe documentary, produced by Walter Parkes and Laurie MacDonald is an intimate portrait of Malala Yousafzai, the young Pakistani school girl who was wounded when Taliban gunmen opened fire on her and her friends’ school bus in Pakistan’s Swat Valley. Targeted for speaking out on behalf of girls’ education she was shot in the head, sparking international media outrage.

The film offers a look at the events leading up to the Taliban’s attack.

Malala received the Nobel Peace Prize for her relentless efforts to advocate for equal education rights.

Fox Searchlight Pictures has released the trailer for “He Named Me Malala” which comes out October 2.

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