Thursday, April 5, 2007

Earth Day gift ideas

Just got an email from Ironweed Films, a wonderful monthly club that sends us all sorts of social justice documentaries.

In honor of Earth Day, the one in the mail to my home as I type is "Blue Vinyl":

When director Judith Helfand’s parents install vinyl siding on their home, she sets out to find the truth about toxic manufacturers and corporate corruption behind a seemingly innocuous plastic product.

From vinyl sided houses in suburban Long Island to hushed cancer outbreaks in Louisiana and Venice, Italy, this vibrant narrative tracks vinyl’s shocking history with willful irony and a healthy dose of humor.

Accolades: Sundance Film Festival - Winner, Cinematography
Hot Docs Film Festival - Opening Night Feature

1 comment:

Kevin said...

Interesting play list, plan to sign up now!