Extraordinary Women in Film series: He Named Me Malala


Tuesday, March 1, 2016
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm


This documentary film tells the remarkable story 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 as 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. Released in 2015. 90 minutes; rated PG13. Free. e.

Event Location and Ticket Information

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New Rochelle Public Library
1 Library Plaza
New Rochelle, New York 10801
Handicap Accessible? Yes

Date: Tuesday, March 1, 2016
Times: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Ticket pricing:
Free event

Presenter: New Rochelle Public Library
Presenter Phone: 9146327878
Presenter Website: nrpl.org

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Made possible by the Friends of the New Rochelle Public Library and in partnership with Zonta Club New Rochell
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