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Davis Guggenheim's Malala Yousafzai Documentary Gets Backing from Participant Media

Participant Media has come aboard Davis Guggenheim's documentary on Pakistani student activist Malala Yousafzai, who survived a brutal assassination attempt by the Taliban in 2012.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • April 9, 2014 4:45 PM
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In the Works: Guggenheim Starts Doc on 15-Year-Old Pakistani Activist Malala Yousafzai, Survivor of Taliban Assassination Attempt

A July production start has been set for a feature-length documentary, to be directed by Davis Guggenheim ("Waiting for Superman"), on 15-year-old Pakistani student activist Malala Yousafzai, who last year survived a brutal assassination attempt by the Taliban. She was targeted for speaking out on behalf of girls' education in her community.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • July 16, 2013 12:42 PM
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Trailer Watch: President Obama's 'The Road We've Traveled' from Doc Director Davis Guggenheim

Obama-Biden 2012 has released a trailer for the 17-minute film "The Road We've Traveled," directed by Davis Guggenheim ("An Inconvenient Truth," "Waiting for Superman"), narrated by Tom Hanks...
  • By Sophia Savage
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  • March 8, 2012 1:36 PM
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