WHO’S IN IT?
(as themselves) Malala Yousafzai, Ziauddin Yousafzai, Toor Pekai Yousafzai, Khushal Yousafzai, Atal Yousafzai
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Davis Guggenheim (An Inconvenient Truth), director, producer; Laurie MacDonald (Sweeney Todd) and Walter F. Parkes (Minority Report), producers; Thomas Newman (American Beauty), composer; Erich Roland (Waiting for ‘Superman’), cinematographer; Greg Finton (It Might Get Loud), Brad Fuller (Countdown to Zero) and Brian Johnson (Fighting for Life), editors
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
On 9th October 2012, Pakistani activist Malala Yousafzai was shot in the head by the Taliban in response to her suggestion that young girls be given a fair education in her native country. The documentary covers her life and early political stances, her miraculous recovery from the assassination attempt, and the international response which led to her being the recipient of 2014’s Nobel Peace Prize…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
Oscar-winning filmmaker David Guggenheim returns with the heart-warming story of Malala Yousafzai, who was wounded for speaking her mind by those unwilling to change the status quo and went on to inspire others to do the same.