Guggenheim and his team spent the last 18 months with Malala and her family. With the documentary they will show Malala’s personal story as well as the impact of her work and advocacy.It was announced this week that a documentary called “He Named Me Malala” will be released sometime later this year. The film is currently in its post-production stage. The rights to the documentary were acquired by Fox Searchlight Pictures and the film is under the direction of Davis Guggenheim. Guggenheim is well known for directing “Waiting for Superman” and “An Inconvenient Truth.”
Although Fox Searchlight Pictures does not often take on documentary films they had this to say about Malala’s story:
The chance to bring her story to a global audience will be an honor for all of us here at Searchlight.
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