In honour of Asian Heritage Month, join Burnaby Public Library for a screening of He Named Me Malala (2015).
An intimate portrait of Malala Yousafzai, who was wounded when Taliban gunmen opened fire on her in Pakistan's Swat Valley. The shooting of the then fifteen-year-old teenager sparked international media outrage. An educational activist in Pakistan, Yousafzai has since emerged as a leading campaigner for the rights of children worldwide and in December 2014, became the youngest-ever Nobel Peace Prize Laureate.
This film is rated PG (Consumer Protection BC) for depictions of violence. It has a runtime of 1 hour and 28 minutes.
Drop in, no registration required. For more information call : 604-522-3971, or ask at any information desk.