Jessica Kingdon

Director of “Ascension”

Director of “Ascension”

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Through a series of vignettes about daily life in China, Academy Award-nominated documentary “Ascension” reveals what capitalism looks like in Xi Jinping’s country.

Unforeseen consequences at the top: China’s economic growth is focus of ‘Ascension’

Through a series of vignettes about daily life in China, Academy Award-nominated documentary “Ascension” reveals what capitalism looks like in Xi Jinping’s country.

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Director Jessica Kingdon talks about her Oscar-nominated documentary, "Ascension," which focuses on class in China.

China’s capitalism and deep link with Hollywood are shown in ‘Ascension’ and ‘Red Carpet’

Director Jessica Kingdon talks about her Oscar-nominated documentary, "Ascension," which focuses on class in China.

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