Tuesday, December 8, 2015

He Named Me Malala makes the 2016 Oscars documentary shortlist

Narrative film He Named Me Malala has made the cut in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' narrative shortlist. 15 movies have been chosen out of a pool of 124 entries.

He Named Me Malala subtle elements Malala's family life in focal England, where she has lived subsequent to the 2012 Taliban assault on her in Swat for her support of young ladies' instruction. Malala has subsequent to developed in acknowledgment as a dissident for female instruction lobbyist and is additionally the most youthful beneficiary of the Nobel Prize.

The film, coordinated by American chief/maker Davis Guggenheim (of An Inconvenient Truth distinction), has been delivered by Imagenation Abu Dhabi FZ (UAE) and Participant Media (USA).

It discharged in the US on October 2, and has been screened at a few film celebrations, including Toronto International Film Festival. The film won the Best Gala Film grant at the San Diego Film Festival.

The full narrative shortlist is as per the following:

"Amy," On the Corner Films and Universal Music

"Best of Enemies," Sandbar

"Cartel Land," Our Time Projects and The Documentary Group

"Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief," Jigsaw Productions

"He Named Me Malala," Parkes-MacDonald and Little Room

"Heart of a Dog," Canal Street Communications

"The Hunting Ground," Chain Camera Pictures

"Hear me out Marlon," Passion Pictures

"The Look of Silence," Final Cut without a doubt

"Meru," Little Monster Films

"3 1/2 Minutes, 10 Bullets," The Filmmaker Fund, Motto Pictures, Lakehouse Films, Actual Films, JustFilms, MacArthur Foundation and Bertha BRITDOC

"We Come as Friends," Adelante Films

"What Happened, Miss Simone?," RadicalMedia and Moxie Firecracker

"Where to Invade Next," Dog Eat Dog Productions

"Winter on Fire: Ukraine's Fight for Freedom," Pray for Ukraine Productions

The last five chosen people of the Documentary Feature class will be reported live with whatever remains of the 88th Academy Awards selections on Thursday, January 14, 2016, at 5:30am PT at the Academy's Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills.