HISTORY – A New Kowloon Walled City 15-min Documentary & Book

Diana Jou and Lara Day of the Wall Street Journal have produced a new 15-minute documentary about the Kowloon Walled City. Once the densest place on Earth, the colourful, maze-like hotbed of of ‘crime, grime, commerce and hope’ was torn down 20 years ago…

Below are shots from ‘City of Darkness: Life in Kowloon Walled City‘ – a photobook by Greg Girard and Ian Lambot.

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The duo are planning an expanded, follow-up edition…

They are seeking funds via Kickstarter – click below to visit…

Kickstarter for Kowloon Walled City Book

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This project will only funded if at least £50,000 (HK$644,983) is pledged by April 19th. Read an interview with the pair at Gwulo or visit their website here.

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Other Kowloon Walled City posts on the blog…

Blog posts charting Hong Kong’s colourful past…

Blog posts celebrating and critiquing development in the City of Lights…

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