He Named Me Malala

20th Jan 2016 - 3:00pm

Creative Edge

He Named Me Malala
Wednesday 20th January 3.00pm
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
Cert: PG
Running time: 87 mins
Tickets are free, but booking is advisable

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.

SuffragetteThere is also a free screening of the 2015 film Suffragette at 7.00pm in the Arts Centre. Tickets are free, but booking is advisable.
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