“Angel of Nanjing”


“Angel of Nanjing”, 2015, USA – China, ’70

Directors: Frank Ferendo i Jordan Horowitz

Cinematography: David Ding, Frank Ferendo i Jordan Horowitz

Editors: Jordan Horowitz i Alison Shurman


Nanjing is the home of a bridge on river Yangtze which is the most popular place in the world to commit suicide. Chen Si, a local man who had enough with grim reports about new suicides, decided to help those who seek an escape through death. Since he began he save more than 300 people.


Frank Ferendo got his start as an editor on shows for VH1 and TV Guide, and quickly moved on to producing and directing. He has gone on to direct many short films, television pilots, commercials and music videos. Jordan Horowitz has directed and produced award winning short films, TV commercials and music videos.  He spent several years directing and producing content for MTV and VH1.