Our Films

There are so many great stories to tell.  So many stories you  will love: Ascender Films, Inc develops and produces original scripted and unscripted short and feature-length films….We are just getting started!


Making Gumbo Jubilee: Triumph of Howard Conyers (2019) is a documentary short-film that chronicles the final 24-hours of preparation by Dr. Howard Conyers as he draws inspiration from centuries of southern culinary history and his flexes his unmatched engineering prowess to keep the flame of African American pit master traditions alive.

The Gospel of Healing Volume I (2012) : Is a feature length documentary that examines the African American faith-based response to HIV/AIDS. The film features renown advocates Dr. Pernessa Seele, Bishop Yvette Flunder, Edwin Sanders and Phil Wilson.

Tangy’s Song (2004) is a short docu-drama that tell the triumphant story about gospel singer, Tangy Major, a college student who married, had her first baby and widowed at 29 years of age and living with HIV. The film premiered on BET in December 2004 and won a 2004 Telly Award (Bronze) and Cable Positive Award Nomination.