Skin of Glass

Skin of Glass is the story of São Paulo's largest vertical favela, a 25-story office tower that is the masterpiece of filmmaker Denise Zmekhol's late father. The film follows Zmekhol as she discovers her father's threatened legacy as an artist and confronts the harsh reality of inequality destroying the city he loved.



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Denise Zmekhol
Berkeley, CA
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Technology, Design, Buildings & Places