New York premiere

The Museum of Modern Art, Floor T1, Theater 1
*Ascent.* 2016. Netherlands/Japan. Directed by Fiona Tan. Courtesy of Mongrel Media

Ascent. 2016. Netherlands/Japan. Directed by Fiona Tan. In English, Japanese; English subtitles. 80 min.

Made entirely using 4,500 photographs taken over the past 150 years, this experimental hybrid of fiction and documentary takes viewers on an ascent up Japan’s iconic Mount Fuji. An English woman and her deceased Japanese partner lead the way as viewers join the climb.