WorldCat Identities

Vesta, Solomon

Overview
Works: 7 works in 24 publications in 2 languages and 325 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Biography  Biographical films  Cinéma vérité films  Nonfiction films  History  Drama 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Scenarist
Classifications: GE195, 640
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Solomon Vesta
Grass by Ron Mann( Visual )

11 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Utilizing hilarious footage from U.S. Government propaganda films and eye-popping animation from underground artist Paul Mavrides, Grass blows the lid off the war on marijuana. Find out how a nice person like yourself became a dangerous criminal."--Container
In the wake of the flood( Visual )

3 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rendered as a fly-on-the-wall cinéma vérité, this documentary follows Canadian author Margaret Atwood as she sets out on the eve of her 70th birthday on an international tour criss-crossing the British Isles and North America to celebrate the publication of her new dystopian novel, The year of the flood. Rather than mount a traditional tour to promote the book's publication, Atwood conceives and executes something far more ambitious and revelatory, a theatrical version of her novel. Along the way she reinvents what a book tour could, and maybe should be
Tales of the Rat Fink( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the life of artist and automobile designer, Ed "Big Daddy" Roth
Go further( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Join actor/activist Woody Harrelson and friends as they take a hemp-fuelled bus on an eco-consciousness raising 1300-mile incursion down the beautiful Pacific Coast from Seattle to Santa Barbara. Explores the idea that the single individual is the key to large-scale transformational change. The goal is to show people they encounter that there are viable alternatives to our habitual, environmentally-destructive behaviors
Grass by Ron Mann( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in French and English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Feature-length documentary narrated by Woody Harrelson. In the 1940s, New York's Mayor Fiorello La Guardia commissioned a report that discredited accepted views on the medical, psychological and social impact of marijuana. Yet its possession remains a criminal offence and documentary film-maker Ron Mann here sets out to discover why. This film makes excellent use of archive footage and isn't simply a plea for tolerance - it also explores the racist history of US drug laws
Go further( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Grass( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Utilizing hilarious footage from U.S. Government propaganda films produced between the 1930's to 1960's and animation from underground artist Paul Mavrides, "Grass" blows the lid off the war on marijuana. With warnings of users becoming sex-crazed, these pressed official reports have molded government policy (and a multimillion dollar war) against this "assassin of youth."
 
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Audience level: 0.34 (from 0.31 for Tales of t ... to 0.98 for Go further ...)

Alternative Names
Vesta, Salomon

Vesta, Soloman

Languages
English (22)

French (2)