By Indiewire | Indiewire December 4, 2013 at 9:59AM
Here's your daily dose of an indie film in progress; at the end of the week, you'll have the chance to vote for your favorite.
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"The Professor: Tai Chi's Journey West"
A documentary about the great Tai Chi master, Cheng Man-Ching, who brought his profound teachings West in the swinging, turbulent 60s.
Director and co-producer, has made award winning short and feature films. He has written screenplays for Jonathan Demme and Michele Pfeiffer (Married to the Mob), Meryl Streep (She-Devil) and directed Melissa Leo (From Other Worlds ). The Professor is his first documentary. He has studied with several students of Cheng Man-Ching.
KEN VAN SICKLE
Cinematographer and co-producer has shot many feature and documentary films including Marjoe (Academy Award), Hester Street, Close Harmony (Academy Award), Between The Lines, etc. He was a senior student of Cheng-Man Ching.
Was assistant editor on The Departed
About the Production:
"We've spent 10 years shooting this film and now it's time to get it out there. We are preserving a vital piece of Tai Chi history and knowledge before it slips away. No one has ever reached out to the international Tai Chi community to join in on a project. The world desperately needs Tai Chi -- for health and peace of mind. Help us spread the word via Master Cheng's wise teachings!" - Barry Strugatz
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