Spread Holiday Cheer and Interest in Tai Chi!
HOLIDAY GIFT SUGGESTION: THE PROFESSOR!
DVD extras include:
Cheng Man-Ching performing his 37 movement form. The only film we know of that shows him doing the entire form without any... Read more
Origin of Tai Chi Animation
The nice people at Best Tai Chi Videos Online posted our short animation that is one of the DVD extras. Enjoy!
Official NYC World Tai Chi Day 2017 celebration in Central Park!!!
YOU ARE INVITED!…
World Tai Chi Day is being celebrated across the United States and all over the world on Saturday, April 29th under the banner of “one world, one... Read more
Holiday Gifts Tai Chi Style!!!
Say "Happy Holidays” Tai Chi style with a DVD or a poster of The Professor!
ORDER A DVD HERE:
"Enlightening! A vivid, up-close and personal portrait of... Read more
HALL OF HAPPINESS
Hall of Happiness by Cheng Man-Ching
This poem/writing/calligraphy hung in his NY school along with an English translation. Enjoy! tai-chifilm.com
We Need Your Help...
Our goal is to spread interest in the extraordinary benefits of Tai Chi and Cheng Man-Ching's wise teachings far and wide. We need your help.
By now we... Read more
PLEASE HELP SPREAD THE WORD!......
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Hi Donors & Friends,
Our NYC premiere was a sold-out success. It was at the Museum of the Moving Image in Astoria, Queens in one of the best state-of-the-art movie... Read more
NYC SCREENING TICKETS ON SALE NOW!
On June 9, our NYC Premiere Screening is at the Museum of the Moving Image in Astoria, Queens. One night only!
Tickets and info available here:
DVDs, Downloads in June
We are planning to send out the DVDs and make digital downloads available by the end of June.
Our Los Angeles run has been successful and will be extended thru... Read more
LOS ANGELES TICKETS ON SALE NOW!!!
Link for tickets:
Opens May 6 in Los Angeles Laemmle Music Hall 9036 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills Showtimes Fri, Sat, Tue & Wed: 2:30 & 7:40 | Sun, Mon... Read more
Poster Image and Premiere Info
Below are the addresses of the venues. Tickets will go on sale closer to the date. We'll let you know.
The Professor Team
Premieres and Release
Hello Supporters & Friends,
The film is finished!
We are happy to announce release dates for THE PROFESSOR!
Our premiere will be at the Laemmle Music Hall in Los... Read more
Dear Donors & Friends,
We are happy to report that we’ve made a distribution deal with First Run Features.
They are a great documentary distributor who will make DVDs and... Read more
Great cartoon about Maggie Newman, senior student of The Professor!
Click on link for the entire story.....https://medium.com/life-well-lived/the-tai-chi-lesson-that-i-can-apply-to-almost-anything-971ee154e62d#.ri8ip1rsu
Dear donors and friends:
Good things are happening with THE PROFESSOR!
1. Our original score is completed, beautifully composed by Pierre Foldes.
2. We are about to start our final... Read more
We’ve been busy in the final stages of post-production…
We’ve added two more interviews: Lawrence Galante and Lenny Antonucci who share great recollections of their time with Cheng... Read more
New Year Update
Happy New Year! The editing is coming together quite well. We’ve done some new interviews. And we’re very exciting to be unearthing rare little-seen film and photos of... Read more
Acupuncture Today Article
Acupuncture Today magazine requested an article about "The Professor."
You can read it here:
Post Production Report
We’re busy editing. We are making good progress working on our rough cut, it’s all coming together. Our experienced editor Joel Hirsch is doing a great job.
In the process... Read more
Happy Birthday Maggie!
A few weeks ago in NYC Maggie Newman, a senior student of Cheng Man-Ching, celebrated her 90th birthday. Well-wishers included Ellen, Patrick and Wayne Cheng, Ed Young, Carol Yamasaki, Rene... Read more
In the thick of it...
We are now in the thick of editing. It’s an exciting challenge in that we have many hours of footage to organize and whittle down. But there is much interesting, insightful... Read more
A REMINDER / The Professor: Tai Chi's Journey West
If you have't provided us with your contact information yet, please do so by sending us an E-mail on firstname.lastname@example.org
We need the following information:
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Dear backers of "The Professor",
Editing of "The Professor: Tai Chi's Journey West" has begun! We have much great footage and many fascinating interviews to draw on! Our talented editor... Read more
We did it! Thank you all so much. We are amazed and grateful at the outpouring of support. It's a tribute to the images and words of... Read more
A generous donor has agreed to match dollar for dollar every donation over our goal of $23,000 (up to $30,000). In other words if we reach $53,000 at the end... Read more
Rewards Added and Revised!
Due to popular demand Carol Yamasaki has generously offered 4 more private Tai Chi lessons in Michigan.
We are also lowering the pledge levels for Maggie Newman's and Ed Young's... Read more
We want to express our tremendous gratitude for all your donations. We've achieved our goal on Kickstarter in just two weeks!! But we are continuing the campaign as... Read more
Please Vote For Us!
We are in the running to be Indiewire's Project of the Week!
Please vote for us at this link: http://www.indiewire.com/article/vote-for-project-of-the-week-will-it-be-namour-folk-hero-professor-and-indivisible#.UqIWTLcseL4.email
Project of the Day!
Our documentary has been chosen as Indiewire Project of the Day!
Indiewire is the biggest and most important independent filmmaker website. This shows that there is real... Read more
A new reward category!
Thank you so much for your donations for "The Professor: Tai chi's Journey West"!! This has been a truly amazing start and you have been wonderful supporters! We... Read more