BLUE VINYL winner of the Excellence in Cenimatography Award at Sundance BLUE VINYL is a deeply personal and vital expose that has been applauded as "scary and hilarious" (Elvis Mitchell the New York Times) Skeptical of her parents' decision to "re-side" their home with vinyl siding (polyvinyl chloride or PVC) Peabody Award winning filmmaker Judith Helfand set out with award-winning cinematographer/co-director Daneil B. Gold in search of the truth about vinyl one of the fastest selling plastics in America. With a deep appreciation for irony a great deal of chutzpah and a piece of blue vinyl siding firmly in hand Helfand and Gold travel from suburban Long Island to the vinyl-manufacturing capital of Louisiana and as far as Venice Italy-where 31 former executives from a PVC-producing company are on trial for manslaughter. Artfully balancing the horror with the humor unexpected twists with unbelievable turns BLUE VINYL is a sobering shockingly funny uniquely personal exploration into what it takes to be a really educated consumers. DVD Features: Epilogue: "Ek Velt"; Filmmaker Commentary; Deleted Scenes; Bonus Shorts: "Habitat for Humanity" and "Venice Vinyl Verdict"; Interview with the Animators; Photo Gallery; Interactive Menus; Scene Selection.