A young Malaysian boy in a blue football kit stands in the middle of a pitch, with a goal behind him and a blindfold on his face. At his feet is a football, and behind him are other players. The image is from the film Eye on the Ball.


Dir: Yihwen Chen
Malaysia / 2019 / 79mins

Book Tickets

Date: Thu 12 September, 2019
Time: 18:30
Price: Event Prices £12.50 (£10 CONCESSIONS)
There are currently no screenings of this film.

Losing their vision didn’t stop a group of blind boys’ aiming to become professional footballers. Led by their impassioned coach, the Malaysian blind youth football team unexpectedly win the 2015 ASEAN Para Games.

However, they have their title to defend at the 2017 ASEAN Para Games 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.

This screening is part of Aperture Film Festival and will be followed by a director Q&A with Yihwen Chen hosted by the RNIB.