President Xi Jinping, the leader of the People’s Republic of China, has been steering the country since 2013 with the aim of establishing China as the leading global power by 2049. In doing so, he has disrupted the global political balance and ushered in new political and social systems, domestically and internationally. This exclusive documentary tracks his rise and delves into his political vision and motivations, offering an unprecedented insight into the culture and politics of China.
The Chinese President’s Vision: Rise to Greatness, features interviews with key figures in the Chinese political sphere, including regime critics and biographers, providing nuanced and unfiltered perspectives on the leader’s worldview. The documentary explores Xi’s background, his influences and how, as the key figure in Chinese politics, he is moving away from Maoism towards his vision of a “perfect dictatorship.” The film also delves into Xi’s international ambitions and his attempts to rewrite the international rules in the face of Western democracies, leaving viewers with a deep and complex understanding of China’s journey to becoming a world superpower.