Lee Kuan Yew: In His Own Words
Lee Kuan Yew: In His Own Words - The Singapore Story According to Lee Kuan Yew
In September 2023, Singapore’s first Prime Minister, the late Lee Kuan Yew would have turned 100 years old if he were still alive. Nearly a decade after his death in 2015, his legacy continues to resonate across the world today.
By piecing together scenes and soundbites featuring the iconic statesman, this documentary examines the values, philosophies and ideas that defined his leadership.
From making multiculturalism a core foundation of the nation; to defending hard choices deemed necessary for the country’s advancement; and inspiring citizens to be resilient in the face of crisis - the film revisits key themes in Singapore’s transformation from a third-world Asian nation to a bustling global financial and trading hub.
These lessons, distilled by Lee himself, through footage curated by the documentary team, provide meaningful insights, many of which remain relevant today.