ASCENSION examines the contemporary “Chinese Dream” through staggering observations of labor, consumerism and wealth. Cinematically exploring the aspiration that drives today’s People’s Republic of China, the film plunges into universal paradoxes of economic progress.
Director: Jessica Kingdon
Producer: Kira Simon-Kennedy, Jessica Kingdon, Nathan Truesdell
Executive Producer: Ryan Kampe, David and Natasha Dolby, Kathryn Everett, Bryn Mooser, Tony Hsieh
Director of Photography: Jessica Kingdon, Nathan Truesdell
Editor: Jessica Kingdon
Composer: Dan Deacon