Arts, Dining & Entertainment
January 11, 2017

Billings screens another award-winning documentary, “He Named Me Malala”

Billings screens another award-winning documentary, “He Named Me Malala”

Saturday, Jan. 14 at 3 & 5 p.m.—WOODSTOCK—The seventh annual Woodstock Vermont Film Series at the Billings Farm & Museum will feature the award-winning documentary “He Named Me Malala” on Saturday, Jan. 14 at 3 and 5 p.m. in HD projection and surround sound, with complimentary refreshments. All films are open to the public and accessible to people with disabilities. Reservations are strongly recommended.
“He Named Me Malala” (rated PG-13) looks at the events leading up to the Taliban’s attack on Pakistani schoolgirl, Malala Yousafzai, for speaking out on girls’ education—followed by the aftermath, including her speech to the United Nations. The film received BAFTA Awards: Best Documentary Nomination; plus an additional five wins and 15 nominations.
Tickets prices are $5-$11. For additional information, visit billingsfarm.org/filmfest or call 802-457-2355.
Billings Farm & Museum is located one-half mile north of the Woodstock village green on Vermont Route 12. It is owned and operated by The Woodstock Foundation, Inc., a charitable non-profit institution.

 

Photo courtesy of Fox Searchlight Pictures
Malala Yousafzai, a Pakistani schoolgirl, spoke out on girls’ education, a dangerous stance to take in her country. Look at the events leading up to, and following, her speech in “He Named Me Malala.”

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