Documentary on Malala Yousafzai nominated for 2016 BAFTAs

January 2016, Miscellaneous

In Brief:


American documentary on the life of Pakistani female activist and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai, He Named Me Malala, has been nominated at the 68th BAFTA 

Awards. Directed by Davis Guggenheim, the one-hour-30-minute film is a compilation of real footage and interviews which chronicles the journey of the 18-year-old Malala who was targeted by Taliban gunmen, shot in the head and left wounded on October 9, 2012.
The film will compete with Amy Winehouse’s biopic Amy, Cartel Land, Listen to me Marlon and Sherpa in the best documentary category.
He Named Me Malala also chronicles the aftermath of the incident and her speech at the United Nations.

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