Malala and Beyonce came together for a UN film citing global issues

Several celebrities and influential personalities including multi-Grammy winner Beyoncé, actor Don Cheadle and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai have been shortlisted by the United Nations (UN) for a film that will cite the currently faced global issues from the COVID-19 pandemic to poverty and inequality and more. The film titled Nations United: Urgent Solutions for Urgent Times will be a 30-minute film which is set for broadcast globally, and will premiere on the UN YouTube channel on September 19th at 9 pm, as per the UN announcement. The film “will take audiences on a dynamic exploration of the times we live in, the multiple tipping points our planet faces, and the interventions that could transform our world over the next 10 years,” the United Nations said. According to the UN, the Oscar-winning actress Julia Roberts will also host a radio broadcast and the podcast version of the show. Also, the UN Secretary-General António Guterres and Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed are likely to appear in the film. It will revolve around the issues of how the coronavirus pandemic threatens global progress to end extreme poverty, gender equality, human rights, injustice, to describe a few.