After being shot in the head and neck when Taliban gunmen opened fire on her school bus, Yousafzai made a miraculous recovery in Birmingham, England, and bravely continues to campaign for access to safe education for Pakistani children.
She was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize, and was listed as one of TIME Magazine's 100 Most Influential People in 2013. Next month, Yousafzai will speak in front of the UN General Assemly in the US -- her first time in the country -- as a celebration of her 16th birthday. Guggenheim's documentary will capture the event.
Count us excited for this one. The currently untitled film is eyeing a late 2014 theatrical release, though no distributor has been chosen yet.