The team from HK URBEX explore an abandoned movie studio – once the world’s largest.
What happened next? Six months have passed since students and supporters alike of Occupy Central took to the streets to fight for universal suffrage. Cameos reflects on how opinions and things have (or haven’t) changed since.
At around the four minute mark, the film switches to scenes from the present day.
The purpose of the Cameos project is “to serve as a mirror – to reflect both the minute and the major consequentialities of the behaviour of individuals.”
In And Act presents a fun and feathery feel-good video from Saturday’s Pillow Fight Day. Shot with multiple cameras, including a drone, the team captured the essence the annual community event in glorious HD. See photos from the big day: Part One and Part Two.
Part 1. Click here for Part 2.
Hong Kong’s 2015 International Pillow Fight Day – the biggest ever – was featured in the Ming Pao, ITN, Buzzfeed, The Washington Post, NBC, CCTV, The Independent, NRT, Toronto Sun, Canberra Times, USA Today & Globe & Mail.
Many thanks to all who attended, especially to the Hong Kong heroes who helped clean up and to the police and LCSD for letting us have fun! Around 800 people attended this year.
Post from RICOH THETA. #theta360 – Spherical Image – RICOH THETA
Tobias Reeuwijk and Caroline Lewington visited the residents remaining in the slum dwellings of Ng Ka Tseun for Coconuts TV.
‘Hong Kong Unrest’ is a news documentary filmed in 360 degree video that tells the story of the 2014 pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong. The film breaks fresh journalistic ground by providing a news narrative, on a topic of world importance, using live-motion 360-degree video.
- Use the controls at the top right of the embedded video control the camera.
- Increase the video quality (settings cog at the bottom right) for a better experience.
Hong Kong Unrest was created by Immersivly. The film was shot using six GoPro cameras attached to a pole.
The news and film archive British Pathé have uploaded a number of short, revealing old newsreels related to Hong Kong (click here for Part 1). Many of the 1-minute vignettes give an insight into how Britain saw its role in the world, whilst some of the clips are steeped in Orientalist mystification.
Here is an early clip from 1932 celebrating the discipline and loyalty of the colony’s Indian troops, as they “impressed” the “natives” of Hong Kong…
Filmed during two visits to Hong Kong last year, Dimid Vazhnik presents a new, high-energy time-lapse spectacular – with a nod to Occupy Central.
‘Front-line’ protest groups, such as Frontline Democracy, the Faculty of Orchid Gardening and Civic Passion, gathered in Tai Po yesterday facing off with police and pro-government protesters led by Leticia Lee.
Six people, including five police officers were injured during scuffles and three men were arrested. Two of them remain in custody for questioning, one has been released, according to police.
— SpyEast (@SpyEast) February 1, 2015
In one clip of the unrest posted by @lostdutchhk, police are seen holding a man in a chokehold embrace before he apparently loses consciousness.
The third and final part of Al-Jazeera’s ‘People & Power’ documentary series about the umbrella movement has been released.
Click here to view the full film, trailer below.