The Chinese president’s war on poverty shines through newly released film Hold Your Hands. It won’t be the last film about Xi Jinping Thought, enshrined in the Communist Party’s constitution last week. Photo: Bloomberg

Film extolling Xi Jinping’s ideology, Hold Your Hands, won’t be last to benefit from promoting the Chinese president’s ‘thought’

Movie about an ex-soldier’s battle to pull his family out of rural hardship, inspired by Chinese president’s 2013 launch of anti-poverty strategy in a Hunan village, has benefited from relentless promotion by state media

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The Chinese president’s war on poverty shines through newly released film Hold Your Hands. It won’t be the last film about Xi Jinping Thought, enshrined in the Communist Party’s constitution last week. Photo: Bloomberg
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