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A documentary about the great Tai Chi master, Cheng Man-Ching, who brought his profound teachings West in the swinging, turbulent 60s.
A documentary about the great Tai Chi master, Cheng Man-Ching, who brought his profound teachings West in the swinging, turbulent 60s.
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    A "Thank You" credit in the film + a DVD + a digital download of the film
    + a private lesson with Tai Chi master, Ken Van Sickle in New York City (transportation and lodging not provided).

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    A "Thank You" credit in the film + a free DVD + a digital download of the film
    + a signed original photograph of Cheng by Ken Van Sickle.

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    A "Thank You" credit in the film + a free DVD + a digital download of the film
    + a signed Chinese art print by Tai Chi master and calligrapher Maggie Newman.

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    A "Thank You" credit in the film + a free DVD + a digital download of the film
    + original signed art print by celebrated artist, Caldecott medalist, Ed Young.

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    An "Associate Producer" credit in the film + a Chinese Banquet with the filmmakers in NYC (transportation and lodging not provided).

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