Category Archives : Video

VIDEO – ‘Hong Kong Rising’ A New Interactive Video Explainer: Part 1/2

Video journalist Guy Gunaratne has created an interactive explainer on Hong Kong’s political turbulence using a new, rich ‘layered’ video news format called Storygami. Parts 1 and 2 about the NENT protests and PopVote are below.

Hong Wrong’s ‘Fortress LegCo‘ post is embedded in part 1.

VIDEO – The Gendercide Crisis Sci-fi Web Series Shot in Post-Apocalyptic HK

00c6‘ is a social sci-fi transmedia and webseries project about China’s gendercide crisis. The first five episodes, below, depict a post-apocalyptic Hong Kong where male tourists flock to what remains of the city…

It puts the spotlight on one of China’s most hidden social crises, the female gendercide.

VIDEO – Mini-documentary on Hong Kong Pet Cemeteries

HKU students Arshiya Khullar, Agnes Lu, Susie Wu, Kenton Chan have produced a 15-minute short film about a Hong Kong pet cemetery, following two local families as they say goodbye to their much-loved animals. The mini-documentary follows a young boy as he bids farewell to his cat Lulu and a woman who lets go of her sick dog…

VIDEO – Anti-Occupy Central Video Predicts Apocalyptic Scenes in HK 3

A video produced by the pro-government Silent Majority group predicts total chaos in Hong Kong should a planned pro-democracy sit-in take place. The four-minute video entitled ‘They Can Kill This City’ depicts territory-wide traffic jams, fires, automatic weapons and people dying of strokes and heart attacks as a result of the Occupy Central with Love and Peace campaign…

The narrator and convenor, Robert Chow, spoke on RTHK this morning of a ‘catastrophe’ whereby the city will be paralysed and Hong Kongers will have no access to food…

VIDEO – Man Risks HK$5K Fine for ‘Intimacy’ With MTR Pole 1

The MTR have warned that anyone performing lewd acts within the metro system is liable to a HK$5,000 fine. The comment came after a video emerged of a local man, in his 50s, performing an intimate act with a pole (of the metal, not European variety).

‘Alex’, the netizen who uploaded the video, told The Standard that “The man literally put his hand in his trousers and was, like, searching something.” He said the man was pole-hugging “non-stop“, christening him “Uncle Pole“. 

VIDEO – Infamous ‘Pick-Up Artist’ Confronted by Hong Konger in Taiwan 11

A ‘professional pick-up artist’ who was the subject of a viral video last month has set local tabloids and online forums alight once more. “David Bond” has been spotted by netizens in Taiwan, where a Hong Kong netizen confronted him about his treatment of local women. In the video, “Bond”, and his friend Alex, backtrack on the original claim that the man in their Lan Kwai Fong video was the girlfriend of the woman they supposedly “stole”.

PLACES – Sea Ranch: The 1970s ‘Post-Apocalyptic Discovery Bay’ Once Left to Decay 1

In an accessible area of south-west Lantau lies a 200-unit 1970s luxury resort called Sea Ranch. The eerie residential development was once described by Time Out as feeling “like visiting Discovery Bay after a direct hit from a neutron bomb“.

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The resort was completed in 1979, but accrued massive debt and was the subject of years of legal wrangling. Despite its notoriety, the self-contained enclave in Chi Ma Wan has quite idyllic surroundings and is visible to passengers on the Hong Kong-Macau ferry routes.

There is now renewed interest, with several units undergoing refurbishment and more residents moving there, attracted by the secluded setting.