A band of graffiti taggers scales the skyscrapers of São Paulo by night, routinely facing death to produce a unique kind of street art called pixação. The city offers plenty of walls for their canvases. These pixadors started tagging as kids, just playing around. Now they protest against the system and repression. This is the story of Djan, Ricardo, William and Biscoito, who live in the same favela. They paint to be hated instead of just ignored. They paint so their lives don’t go unnoticed. They surf on fast trains for kicks, their favorite drug . . .
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