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Ascension / MTV Documentary Films presents ; a film by Jessica Kingdon ; produced by Kira Simon-Kennedy, Jessica Kingdon, Nathan Truesdell ; in association with XTR, Firelight Media, Chicken & Egg Pictures.

Kingdon, Jessica, (film director, film producer, director of photography.). Simon-Kennedy, Kira, (film producer.). Truesdell, Nathan, (film producer, director of photography.). MTV Documentary Films, (presenter.). XTR (Firm), (production company.). Firelight Media, (production company.). Chicken & Egg Pictures (Firm), (production company.). Grasshopper Film (Firm), (publisher.).

Record details

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

Content descriptions

General Note:
Cataloged from container.
Originally produced as a documentary film in 2021.
Wide screen.
Special features: Q&A with filmmakers following the world premiere at the 2021 Tribeca Film Festival; theatrical trailer.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Cinematography by Jessica Kingdon, Nathan Truesdell ; edited by Jessica Kingdon ; original score by Dan Deacon.
Summary, etc.:
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 "Chinese Dream."
System Details Note:
DVD; Dolby Digital 5.1.
Language Note:
In Mandarin, with English subtitles.
Subject: Social classes > China.
Capitalism > Social aspects > China.
Industrial productivity > China.
China > Economic conditions > 2000-
China > Social conditions > 2000-
Genre: Documentary films.
Chinese language films > Mandarin.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Howe Library DVD 305.0951 ASC 31254003789688 New DVDs - Main floor Checked out 08/15/2022

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