SOAS University of London

Centre of South East Asian Studies

Rise of the Legend (Lee Chong Wei)

Rise of the Legend
Director: Teng Bee

Date: 24 May 2019Time: 6:00 PM

Finishes: 24 May 2019Time: 8:15 PM

Venue: Brunei Gallery Room: Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre

Type of Event: Film Screening


The movie tells the inspirational story of Malaysia's badminton legend, Lee Chong Wei. Born in a poor family, he never gave up despite the difficulties he went through. His determination led to him becoming the professional badminton player and national hero that he is today. The movie is based on Lee’s 2012 autobiography Dare to Be a Champion.

Rise of the Legend (Lee Chong Wei)
(2018, Malaysia)
Director: Teng Bee
Running time: 133 minutes
Subtitles in English

Organiser: The Association of Southeast Asian Nations, London Committee in collaboration with the SOAS Centre of South East Asian Studies

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