The Time is Now: He Named Me Malala Presented by ICE and i4P
Wednesday 20th January
ICE and i4P present The Time is Now
The Time is Now is a national campaign about women and education, women's rights and women and film.
He Named Me Malala, Creative Edge Lecture Theatre
Dir. Davis Guggenheim, 2015
The film is an intimate portrait of Nobel Prize laureate Malala Yousafzal who was targeted by the Taliban and severely wounded by a gunshot when returning home on her school bus in Pakistan's Swat Valley. The attack sparked an outcry from supporters around the world.
Speakers include film producer Oscar-winning film producer Mia Bays, Birds Eye View; Dr Vicky Duckworth, Faculty of Education, Edge Hill University; Dr Elke Weissmann, Department of Media, Edge Hill University.
Running time: 87 mins
He Named Me Malala
directed by Davis Guggenheim
Malala is a young girl with a strong voice. Standing up for women’s education rights in her home country of Pakistan made her a target for the Taliban in 2012.