Eye on the Ball

Dir: Yihwen Chen

Malaysia / China


79 mins


From Malaysian filmmaker Yihwen Chen and supported by R.AGE, an award-winning group of investigative journalists, comes this powerful and inspiring film following the Malaysian blind football team’s bid to reach the 2018 World Cup.

Asri, Kenchot and Rollen are all vying for a spot in the national team, backed by their passionate coach, Sunny Shalesh, who formed the group to give the youngsters a chance to live their dreams. They are united in a common goal – to defend their championship title at the 2017 ASEAN Para Games and qualify for the World Blind Football Championships. Playing football is their shot at better life. Will they see their dreams to compete in the international arena come true?

A moving study of young people overcoming physical obstacles and exploring what is possible with hard work, determination and grace, Eye on the Ball is distributed by Day for Night and the film is bookable with English audio description and subtitles for the D/deaf and hard of hearing.

Booking Information

0207 683 1227



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