Three Mexican immigrants risk their lives every day rappelling down some of the tallest skyscrapers in Chicago as they wash windows. Paraíso reveals their thoughts about working, mortality, and the people they observe inside the high-rises they clean.
Length: 10 minutes
Premiere: New York
Director: Nadav Kurtz
Producer: Nadav Kurtz
Editor: Nadav Kurtz, Anthony Gannon
Associate Producer: Jose Rivas, Stephanie Hain, Megan Mitra-Maples
Director of Photography: Christopher Markos, Andrew Wehde, Jay Patton
Composer: Jose Gonzalez, Ronen Landa
Nadav Kurtz was born in Tel Aviv, Israel, and lived in England and Switzerland before moving to the United States at the age of nine. He began his career as an award-winning commercial and film editor. Most recently, he co-edited the upcoming Bolden. He edited and co-produced Street Thief, which premiered at TFF.