He Named Me Malala Movie

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Who's Involved:

Laurie MacDonald, Walter F. Parkes, Davis Guggenheim

Release Date:

Friday, October 2, 2015 (Limited)

Rating: PG-13

Runtime: N/A

Plot: What's the story about?

The then 15-year-old teenager, who had been targeted for speaking out on behalf of girls’ education in her region of Swat Valley in Pakistan, was shot in the head, sparking international media outrage. An educational activist in Pakistan, Yousafzai has since emerged as a leading campaigner for the rights of children worldwide and in December 2014, became the youngest-ever Nobel Peace Prize Laureate.

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Cast: Who stars in it?

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Crew: Who's making He Named Me Malala

A look at the He Named Me Malala behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Davis Guggenheim last directed Waiting for Superman and It Might Get Loud.



Laurie MacDonald
Walter F. Parkes

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Production: What we know about He Named Me Malala

Key Facts

  1. In a call to millions of other girls around the world and those who stand with them, the film will also launch an international advocacy and fundraising campaign in partnership with the Malala Fund, Malala's nonprofit organization working to empower adolescent girls globally through a quality secondary education.
  2. Executive producers include Mohamed Al Mubarak and Michael Garin from Image Nation Abu Dhabi and Jeff Skoll for Participant Media.

Filming Timeline

On or about April 2, 2015, the film was in Completed status.

He Named Me Malala Release Date: When was it released?

He Named Me Malala was released in 2015 on Friday, October 2, 2015 (Limited release). There were 12 other movies released on the same date, including The Martian, A Christmas Horror Story and Hell & Back.

When will the movie be on DVD?

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

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