Malala Yousafzai, Saim Sadiq Talk Pakistan Oscar Hopeful ‘Joyland’: ‘The Themes Resonate With People All Around The World’ (EXCLUSIVE)

In its quest for the statuette, the film has gained a powerful ally. Pakistan education activist and Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai who heard about the film – the first from Pakistan to be a Cannes official selection – watched it and boarded it as an executive producer. “Joyland” will be the first venture for Yousafzai’s film and TV production company, Extracurricular Productions.