Awaken the Dragon

5 (15 votes)
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An ancient Chinese sport (Dragon Boating) catapults an unlikely crew of cancer survivors into an adventure of a lifetime. This remarkable journey, captured over six years by award-winning filmmaker Liz Oakley, is a story beyond survival. A moving and inspiring ride that leaves viewers wondering if they too have the power to awaken the dragon within.

  • DirectorLiz Oakley
  • Runtime: 1 hr 26 min
  • StudioFilmRise
  • QualityHD

Reviews about Awaken the Dragon

Awaken the Dragon
SCE
Really worth seeing...

Moving story about life and adversity. Well done!

Awaken the Dragon
Mary B. Roy
Four Stars

Really inspiring story and look into the lives of the people transformed by this movement.

Awaken the Dragon
windhorse
Five Stars

Could use a little more factual info on effects of uranium on the immune system.

Awaken the Dragon
Patrick Chin
life is beautiful, enjoy every moment

There always hope and believe your self, life is beautiful , enjoy every moment.

Awaken the Dragon
A. Lauper
Awaken the Dragon

Surprise, I saw a good movie. Slow in some part but overall a very good documentary movie about a group of cancer patients creating a dragon boat racing team and over years become a winning team even when team members die. I would highly recommend this film.

Awaken the Dragon
ANJANI W.
Long Live The Dragons

Joyfully Inspiring Voyage with a boatload of dragons. Everything I love about a documentary. People facing and overcoming obstacles. Facing into the storm and not just smiling and saying aphorisms, fighting for life with vigor and gusto. Hurrah for the Dragons. I'll watch this again when I want another dose of inspiration.

Awaken the Dragon
Tata
Must see

An amazing documentary for anyone who has been touched by cancer or for anyone who wants to be inspired by real people who know how to live life to the fullest . It will lift you up and make you want to share it with someone .

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