Thursday, October 8, 2015

MOVIE OF THE MONTH: "He Named Me Malala"



"He Named Me Malala", the groundbreaking documentary film of the youngest Nobel Prize winner and girls' education activist, Malala Yousafzai will be showing at selected cinemas worldwide this weekend.


The director of the film is Davis Guggenheim who is famous for "An Inconvenient Truth", winner of the Academy Award in 2007 for Best Documentary Feature; "It Might Get Loud", a documentary that glimpses into the lives of guitarists Jimmy Page, The Edge, and Jack White; and "Waiting for ′Superman" about the failures of American public education and won Audience Award for Best Documentary at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival.

The special screening of "He Named Me Malala" in Nigeria is on Sunday, October 11, 2015, at the Silverbird Cinemas, Silverbird Galleria, 133, Ahmadu Bello Way, Victoria Island, Lagos; to celebrate the 2015 United Nations’ International Day of the Girl Child.
The theme of International Day of the Girl Child for 2015 is: The Power of the Adolescent Girl: Vision for 2030.

CALL TO ACTION: Stand #withMalala: Support the Education of Every Girl in Nigeria

The screening of “He Named Me Malala” is for the nationwide girls education campaign for the emergency to educate the more than 6 million Nigerian girls out of school and part of the global movement of The Malala Fund to empower girls through secondary school education.
The Malala Fund empowers girls through education.
Inspired by co-founders, Malala and Ziauddin Yousafzai, our aim is to raise girls' voices and ensure every girl has access to a quality secondary education.

P&G is offering 450 gifts bags of Always and other family friendly products for everyone at the Stand #withMalala screening of "He Named Me Malala" on Sunday.

"We cannot all succeed if half of us are held back. Education is the only solution" - Malala.

Supported by COOL FM, WAZOBIA FM, NIGERIAN INFO, THE MALALA FUND, FOX SERCHLIGHT, NIGERIANS REPORT, TALK OF THE TOWN BY ORIKINLA, GIRLS UNITED TOGETHER FOR SUCCESS (GUTS), P&G, JSP COMMUNICATIONS LIMITED, IREP INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY FILM FORUM, ANYIAM-OSIGWE FOUNDATION, KIDDIES & BRANDS COMPANY.







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