"The Earth is Thick and the Sky Is High" is a documentary about Hong Kong's local democratic front-line leader Liang Tianqi. In 2016, Liang Tianqi represented the local democratic frontline in the by-election for the New Territories East constituency of the Hong Kong Legislative Council. Seen as an independent and radical demonstration, in February 2016, he was arrested in the Mong Kok riots, the so-called fish ball revolution, caused by the Hong Kong government's ban on unlicensed cooked food hawkers that appeared during the New Year. Later, although Liang Tianqi was in the by-election Lost in the middle, but accumulated considerable popularity. In September 2016, Liang Tianqi ran for the New Territories East constituency again in the Hong Kong Legislative Council election. Although he signed a confirmation letter to renounce Hong Kong's independent political position, he was finally determined by the Returning Officer that he had not abandoned his original claim for independence and cancelled Liang Tianqi's participation in the election. Qualifications. Because Liang Tianqi was unable to participate in the election, Liang Songheng, the convener of the Youth New Deal, became the candidate and won the election as expected. In June 2018,
Liang Tianqi was convicted of assaulting a police officer on Argyle Street and participating in a riot during the Mong Kok riots, and was sentenced to six years in prison by the High Court of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, and has served his sentence so far. Still001 Photo Credit: Provided by Giloo Documentary Video It seems to record the revolutionary story of the era of the rise of a young local political leader in Hong Kong to fight against the authorities, but it describes Liang Tianqi's unknown side under the limelight. In playing football, he could not Wedding Photo Editing graduate or find a job, and was hopeless for the future. However, he joined the local faction by fate and quickly became a representative of Hong Kong independence. With the support of the masses, he once thought that he might be himself. He is the one chosen by God, and while talking about his political ideals in Taiwan, he is often hesitant and afraid. He also jokes with a little truth that elections are about robbing bonuses and offering properties. Become the kind of politician you hate in your mouth!
Liang Tianqi in "The Earth is Thick and the Sky Is High", he picks up the microphone and talks like a hero on stage, with sonorous and powerful slogans, full of energy, and he smokes a cigarette by the sea with unkempt hair , he was interviewed while hesitant, and he was like a college student, playing the guitar, hesitating about himself and the future, and he was very sincere in expressing his inner hesitation and fear. The moment to sign the confirmation letter to renounce the political position of Hong Kong's independence, the moment to help Liang Songheng to carry the sedan chair in the face of being disqualified from the election, the moment when Liang Songheng, who replaced him, is elected, the moment when he has to face a lawsuit and go to jail …Wait. Through the lens, we seem to see the unknown side of politicians, but isn't this the side that a person should have? So what we feel is not too much falsehood, but more sincerity! Maybe this is youth? Or maybe this is how people should be? Looking at Liang Tianqi, I actually wondered if I had ever had the same high-spirited and hesitant moments!