Breakthrough Entertainment speaks with filmmakers Frank Ferendo and Jordan Horowitz about their Phoenix Film Festival selection “Angel of Nanjing,” in which they document the efforts of Chen Si, a man who patrols the Yangtze River Bridge in Nanjing – the most popular place in the world to commit suicide – and is responsible for saving the lives of more than 300 people.
EXCLUSIVE: One man’s mission to save lives on the world’s biggest suicide bridge became a worldwide story. Where is he now?
Nanjing’s Yangtze River Bridge has been one of the world’s most popular suicide spots. In the past, we’ve covered a couple brave bus drivers that saved jumpers, but one man named Chen Si has been volunteering on the bridge every weekend for the past 13 years. He has saved more than 300 people.
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