Awaken the Dragon

Beyond survival, an ancient Chinese sport--dragon boating--catapults an unlikely crew of cancer survivors into a new way of being. Redefining the word 'sick' and re-framing the meaning of their diagnosis, these fractured individuals transform into a single force of power and beauty. Wrapped in a sport that is a feast for the senses, this film of nail-biting competition and intimate revelations challenges traditional medical thinking; revealing a path to wellness that holds hope for all survivors. Awaken the Dragon is a moving and inspiring ride that leaves viewers wondering if they too have the power to awaken the dragon within.

Awaken the Dragon

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Liz Oakley, 2011, US, 87 minutes, NR

Genre: Documentary
Proceeds to benefit: Silver Linings Foundation