He Named Me Malala - Swansea

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He Named Me Malala
He Named Me Malala

Event Date

Mon 10 Feb 2020

Event Time

12:30 - 14:35


Taliesin Arts Centre,


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Curriculum Subject/s

  • Citizenship
  • Democracy
  • Ethics
  • Human Rights
  • Parliament
  • Politics
  • Religious Education


  • Wheelchair friendly
    Wheelchair Access

WHAT: Into Film is proud to present a free educational screening of He Named Me Malala as part of the Spring Screenings: Changing Times programme. At a time of remarkable change around attitudes towards the environment, technology, politics, and identity, particularly for young people, this film will open up discussion around some of these themes, utilising the remarkable power of cinema to deepen learning as well as provoke conversation and debate. The screening will be preceded by a short compilation of archive film on the theme, special schools' edit provided by Yorkshire Film Archive and also a short introduction.

About the introduction: As part of this special event, Dr Paddy Mcqueen, Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at Swansea University, will be doing a brief introduction to the film and focusing on the key themes of this powerful and inspirational film.  

Cynhelir y digwyddiadau hyn yn Saesneg ond darperir gweithgareddau, adnoddau a chefnogaeth yn y Gymraeg gan Into Film Cymru. I wybod mwy, ebostiwch cardiff@intofilm.org

These events will be held through the medium of English, however, Into Film Cymru also provide resources, events and services through the medium of Welsh. To find out more, email cardiff@intofilm.org

WHEN: Monday 10 February, 12.30pm - 14.35pm (the event will start promptly at 12.45pm)

WHERE: Taliesin Arts Centre, Sketty, Swansea SA2 8PZ. Please note there is no parking on campus, it is bus drop off only. There is no eating or drinking in cinema but the café is open in the foyer. There are extra rooms available for eating lunch if required, please email info@intofilm.org for more info.


Certificate: PG - BBFC. Into Film recommends this film is engaging for ages 11+.


*Educators must ensure they book tickets for themselves as well as students. On the order form, please indicate how many young people and how many adults will attend out of the total amount of tickets you have booked*


We look forward to seeing you at the screening!

Please contact info@intofilm.org with any queries.


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Film title

He Named Me Malala


In 2012, 15 year-old Malala Yousafzai was targeted by Taliban assassins after daring to speak out against the closing of schools to girls in her area. Miraculously surviving a gunshot to the head, Malala has used her horrific experience to promote peace and advocate for access to education, especially for girls who are at risk of being denied this right. With intimate footage filmed during 18 months with Malala and her family, this documentary from Oscar-winning director David Guggenheim charts her rise to prominence on the international stage, the reprisals from the Taliban leading to her assassination attempt, and her defiant recovery.

Brief bloody images.


Davis Guggenheim



Country of Production



  • Documentary




87 minutes

Venue name

Taliesin Arts Centre