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Video: Paraíso

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Three immigrant window cleaners risk their lives every day rappelling down some of Chicago’s tallest skyscrapers. With spectacular cinematography, Paraíso reveals the beauty and danger of their job and what they see on the way down.

Initial release: April 21, 2012

Director: Nadav Kurtz

Music composed by: Ronen Landa

Cast: Jaime Polanco, Sergio Polanco, Cruz Guzman

Running time: 10 minutes

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2 comments on “Video: Paraíso

  1. Emily DeFerrari
    September 23, 2019

    Perfect companion to “Hands.” Thanks Michael for helping us breath in, and have trust in, our ability to access what I’ve seen Omar Barghouti call a common, rather than a relative humanity.

    Liked by 1 person

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