He Named Me Malala, Creative Edge Lecture Theatre
Dir. Davis Guggenheim, 2015
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.
There is also a free screening of the 2015 film Suffragette at 7.00pm in the Arts Centre. Tickets are free, but booking is advisable.