Through the Gate : Muslims in Hong Kong

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I’ve known Chris DeWolf mostly for his pictures and written press pieces in Montreal, but now here’s what’s his first video documentary that he made as a HKU student.

It’s about the Jamia Mosque in Mid-Levels, Hong Kong. If you take the Mid-Levels escalator, one of the more peculiar “touristic” attractions of Hong Kong Island, the Mosque can’t possibly be missed. In fact, on my first visit to Hong Kong, I had a pic of this said Mosque, taken on my “tour” of the Escalator-To-Almost-Nowhere:

Hong Kong 2002

Hong Kong is in fact a more “diverse” society than any other in East Asia, as could be seen in movies like Chungking Express (that also contains a few memorable scenes off the said-escalator).

Read the review published with the video on Urbanphoto.

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