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Movie Review for Parents: He Named Me Malala

Betsy is a life-long word nerd and movie lover; she's combined passions for parenting and pop culture in her position at Common Sense Media and is mom to two awesome kids.

Common Sense Media reviews the inspiring (but violent) true story of a girl who was attacked for wanting an education

He Named Me Malala is the inspiring, deeply affecting true story of a Pakistani teen who stood up for girls' rights despite being shot by Taliban gunmen.

Check out the video review below to find out why this outstanding documentary is a winning film for families, and learn more about the teen icon and the movie she inspired at Common Sense Media.

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