William Baggett, Charlie Cray, Daniel B. Gold
Documentary, 2002, 98 min
With a lighthearted tone, the film follows one woman’s quest for an environmentally sound cladding for her parents’ house in Merrick, Long Island, New York. It also investigates the many negative health effects of polyvinyl chloride in its production, use and disposal, focusing on the communities of Lake Charles and Mossville, Louisiana, and Venice, Italy. Filming for Blue Vinyl began in 1994.
Guerilla Film Series, Vol. 1: Pickaxe, Breaking The Spell, The Miami Model, Five – G, W, E, ShortsCrimethinkc.Guerilla Film Series (2)
2 discs, 312 minutes (5 hr. 12 min)
NTSC format, Region-Free
CrimeThinc’s first DVD release features two discs loaded with some of the best films in modern anarchist filmmaking: three feature-length documentaries (Pickaxe, Breaking the Spell, and The Miami Model) and five short films (three documenting various thinktank experiments and two CrimethInc. essays brought to life by SubMedia).
Documentary from the 90’s portraying efforts to prevent clear-cut logging in National Forest Land in Oregon. [94 min.]
Breaking the Spell
Documentary based on the 1999 World Trade Organisation “Battle of Seattle” protests including footage that aired nationally on 60 Minutes. Includes a commentary track by filmmakers Tim Lewis, Tim Ream & Sir Chuck A. Rock. [63 min.]
The Miami Model
Documentary by Indymedia activists from the 2003 FTAA protests in Miami, Florida. [91 min.]
Commentary tracks recorded by the filmmakers are included for the films Pickaxe, Breaking the Spell, and Auto-Revision. All films are in English. All three features have subtitles in Spanish and English, additionally The Miami Model has Portuguese subtitles.
Disc Two features computer-accessible DVD-ROM content including MP3s, PDFs, and other assorted documentation & reading materials.