Aperture 2019 – Eye on the Ball

 

Eye on the Ball

a film by Yih Wen Chen

 

World Premiere: 12 September 2019

DocHouse, London +Q&A with Yih Wen Chen

 

 

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EYE ON THE BALL

Yih Wen Chen, Malaysia 2019, Malay/English + English subtitles for the hard-of-hearing & audio-description, 79 mins

Losing their vision didn’t stop a group of blind boys’ aims of becoming professional footballers. Led by their impassioned coach, the amateur team unexpectedly win gold at the 2015 ASEAN Para Games. However, they have their title to defend at the 2017 ASEAN Para Games in Kuala Lumpur and must improve their world rankings to qualify for the World Blind Football Championship. A moving portrait of overcoming obstacles and reaching for one’s dreams.

World Premiere

Thu 12 Sep, 6.30pm: DocHouse, London + director Q&A

With thanks to RNIB for supporting this event

Moderated by Tim Calvert, consultant in access and inclusion, and advocate and executive member of the audio description association

 

Sat 14 Sep, 6pm: HOME, Manchester + director Q&A

Tue 17 Sep, 6.30pm: Tyneside, Newcastle + director intro

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