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THE RED ROPE - still #1


East Coast Premiere

Director: Vincent Ma

United States, 2011, 10 min

Shooting Format:Super 16

Festival Year:2011

Category:Narrative Short

Cast:Peter O'leary, Tanja Konjar, Carolina Mesarina

Crew:Producers: Brooke Swaney - Screenwriters: Vincent Ma - Cinematographer: Gregory Mitnick - Editor: Matthieu Taponier


In a time of scarcity and hardship, a blind woman and her sick daughter struggle to eke out a living in a secluded mountain forest. Using an ingenious system of red ropes, the blind woman moves through the forest to gather necessary food, fuel, and water. But their solitary life is interrupted when a wandering stranger stumbles upon the network of ropes, bringing new threats to their already precarious existence.

About the director

Vincent Ma is an NYU graduate student.



Director Vincent Ma will be available for Q&A after the screening.

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