A Nation of Immigrants

A Nation of Immigrants

3 Episodes

Two dispatches from a nation of immigrants.

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A Nation of Immigrants
  • Nadav Kurtz on PARAÍSO

    Episode 1

    A filmmaker on his award-winning short documentary about Chicago’s window washers.

  • Paraíso

    Episode 2

    Directed by Nadav Kurtz • 2012 • United States

    Three immigrant window cleaners risk their lives every day rappelling down some of Chicago's tallest sky-scrapers. PARAISO reveals the danger of their job and what they see on the way down.

  • . . . And the Pursuit of Happiness

    Episode 3

    Directed by Louis Malle • 1986 • United States

    In 1986, Louis Malle, himself a transplant to the United States, set out to investigate the ever-widening range of immigrant experience in America. Interviewing a variety of newcomers (from teachers to astronauts to doctors) in middle- and working-c...