Paraíso (Short)

Director: Nadav Kurtz
Total Running Time: 10 minutes
Release Date: 2012

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.

2012 Tribeca Film Festival – Best Documentary Short
2012 Seattle Int’l Film Festival – Best Documentary Short
2012 SilverDoc – Sterling Short Honorable Mention
2012 Cine Las Americas – Best Documentary Short
2012 Melbourne Int’l Film Festival – BBC Knowledge Award for Best Doc Short Film
2012 Chicago Int’l Film Festival – Silver Hugo for Best Short Documentary

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