The David Guggenheim-directed documentary arrives in the UK in November – watch a short extract now
The astounding story of Novel Prize-winning Pakistani teen Malala Yousafzai is to be told in a documentary called He Named Me Malala, hitting UK cinemas on November 6. Malala is the girl gunned down by the Taliban on her school bus after she spoke out against the group’s attempts to destroy girls’s schools in the country.
After surviving the assassination attempt, Malala has gone on to become a leading human rights’ activist and forceful spokesperson for female education across the world. The David Guggenheim-directed documentary depicts her and her family’s campaign to ensure that girls receive a fair education and offers a unique insight into the brave mentality of this fearless teenager, now 18.
In this clip, called "Brotherly Love", Malala lovingly introduces her siblings, arm wrestling them while talking about them with a clear maternal instinct way beyond her years. Watch below.