The Shaolin Temple Kung Fu Academy is the largest school of its kind in China. Get a glimpse of the hard work required to master the Chinese martial art in this impressive collaboration between DJ Ben Surkin (represented by Savoir Faire) and filmmaker Inigo Westmeier. Footage was adapted from Westmeier's 2012 documentary Dragon Girls with music from Gener8ion featuring M.I.A. Read a Q&A with the filmmaker.
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