This is the inside story of China’s race to eradicate all extreme poverty by the end of the year 2020. With unprecedented access, this film, as none before, embeds in China’s poverty alleviation campaign—tens of millions of poor families with customized plans, millions of officials recruited and held accountable. President Xi Jinping is counting on its success. This is the frontline of China’s war on poverty.
The episode airs May 11 at 7:00 pm PST and May 12 at 11:00 pm.