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Ascension  Cover Image DVD DVD


Kingdon, Jessica, (film director.). Grasshopper Film (Firm), (publisher.).

Record details

  • ISBN: 0850040599015
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (97 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Grasshopper Film, [2022]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from sell sheet.
Originally produced as a documentary film in 2021.
Wide screen.
Summary, etc.: Nominated for Best Documentary by the Director's Guild, Producer's Guild, Independent Spirit Awards, and Gotham Awards, and winner of Best Documentary at the Tribeca Film Festival, this film explores the paradoxical pursuit of wealth and progress in China. Loosely structured around the distinct social and economic classes that divide the nation, this extraordinary documentary follows factory workers, middle class consumers and elites as they chase the elusive ₃Chinese Dream.₄
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
DVD, wide screen.
Language Note:
Mandarin dialogue; English subtitles.
Subject: China Social conditions 2000-
China Economic conditions 2000-
Industrial productivity China
Capitalism Social aspects China
Social classes China
Genre: Nonfiction films.
Documentary films.
Feature films.

Available copies

  • 6 of 6 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Rowayton Library.


  • 1 current hold with 6 total copies.
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