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Watch: Malala Yousafzai Leads an Impassioned Campaign For Girls’ Education in ‘He Named Me Malala’ Trailer

Watch: Malala Yousafzai Leads an Impassioned Campaign For Girls' Education in 'He Named Me Malala' Trailer

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Fox Searchlight has released a second trailer for “He Named Me Malala,” the inspiring documentary about Malala Yousafzai that takes a closer look into the everyday activities of the extraordinary young woman. 

The official synopsis reads: “‘He Named Me Malala’ is an intimate portrait of Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Malala Yousafzai, 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 then 15-year-old (she turned 18 this July) was singled out, along with her father, for advocating for girls’  education, and the attack on her sparked an outcry from supporters around the world. She miraculously survived and is now a leading campaigner for girls’ education globally as co-founder of the Malala Fund.”

Directed by acclaimed documentary filmmaker David Guggenheim – renowned for his work on “An Inconvenient Truth” — “He Named Me Malala” provides audiences with a glimpse inside Yousafzai’s life with her parents and brothers, and her impassioned campaign toward providing girls around the world with the opportunity to receive an education.  

“He Named Me Malala” opens in select theaters on Friday, October 2. Take a look at the trailer above, via Huffington Post

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