January 2016, Miscellaneous
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.