Photos: Notable Names on Hand for Asia Society's Screening with Michelle Yeoh

Michelle Yeoh (L) onstage at Asia Society New York with directors Luc Besson (C) and Ang Lee (R) before the screening. (Cohen Media Group)

Artists, auteurs and other notables turned out in New York City last Sunday for Asia Society's screening of The Lady, starring Michelle Yeoh.

In The Lady, Malaysian-born, Hong Kong-based actress Yeoh stars as Burmese Nobel Peace Prize-winner Aung San Suu Kyi. Luc Besson, the French filmmaker responsible for The Fifth Element and La Femme Nikita, directed the film.

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L to R: Wendi Murdoch, Michelle Yeoh and Amy Chua, author of "The Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother." (C. Bay Milin)

"Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon" director Ang Lee introduces Asia Society's screening of "The Lady." (C. Bay Milin)

L to R: Artist Shen Wei, Yeoh, artist Cai Guo-Qiang, and Lee at Asia Society on Dec. 11, 2011. (C. Bay Milin)

Yeoh flanked by her directors Lee (L) and Besson (R). (C. Bay Milin)

Yeoh and Besson discuss the making of the film in a post-screening Q & A. (C. Bay Milin)

Yeoh with James Lipton, producer and host of Bravo TV's "Inside the Actors Studio." (C. Bay Milin)

A star's life: Yeoh signs a publicity poster for "The Lady" at Asia Society on Dec. 11, 2011. (C. Bay Milin)

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