Ascension

Ascension

The absorbingly cinematic Ascension explores the pursuit of the “Chinese Dream.” Driven by mesmerizing—and sometimes humorous—imagery, this observational documentary presents a contemporary vision of China that prioritizes productivity and innovation above all.

TitleAscension
Release DateJune 12th, 2021
GenreDocumentary
Runtime
DirectorJessica Kingdon
Production CompaniesXTR, Field of Vision, Mouth Numbing Spicy Crab, The Gotham Film & Media Institute, Chicken & Egg Pictures, Cinereach, Firelight Media Inc., Sundance Institute, San Francisco Film Society, Visit Films
Production CountryChina
Plot Keywordschina, factory worker, working class, sex doll, cinéma vérité, economic inequality, chinese dream
June 12th, 2021