Jio MAMI 17th Mumbai Film Festival with Star India brings you Fox Searchlight and Davis Geggenheim’s ‘He Named Me Malala’ on Friday, October 30, 2015 at 4.30 pm, Regal, Colaba. A compilation of real footage and interviews, this powerful film chronicles the journey of the youngest ever Noble Prize laureate and Pakistani activist, Malala Yousafzai.

This inspirational film documents true events of incidents leading up to the Talibans’ attack on the young Pakistani schoolgirl, Malala Yousafzai, for speaking out in support of educating girls. It also documents the aftermath and her speech to the United Nations. The film is releasing in theaters on 6th November across India.

“I am really looking forward to seeing “He Named Me Malala“, the story of this extraordinary human rights advocate who has the inner strength and vision to fearlessly stand up for what she believes in”, said fervent admirer and Chairperson, Kiran Rao.

Festival Director, Anupama Chopra further added, “Malala is a profoundly inspiring real-life hero and we are thrilled to have her story screening at MAMI”

‘He Named Me Malala’ will be screened at:

1st Screening Fri, October 30 Regal, Colaba 4.30pm

2nd Screening Sun, November 01 PVR, Juhu 7.00pm

3rd Screening Mon, November 02 PVR, Phoenix 4.00pm

The Jio MAMI 17th Mumbai Film Festival with Star India will be held in Mumbai from October 29th to November 5th 2015. The film screenings will take place at PVR Juhu, PVR Citi Mall, Andheri, PVR LP, Phoenix Mills, PVR Ghatkopar and Regal-Colaba. To attend the festival, viewers can register online at or visit registration counters at the festival venues listed above.