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Gravitas Ventures (Firm)

Overview
Works: 1,040 works in 2,302 publications in 1 language and 70,681 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Biographies  Drama  History  Biographical films  Juvenile works  Children's films  Action and adventure films  Comedy films 
Roles: Distributor, fds, Publisher, Other, prn
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Gravitas Ventures (Firm)
Armstrong( Visual )

8 editions published in 2019 in English and held by 642 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Dramatic, moving and insightful, this documentary tells the definitive life story of Neil Armstrong: from his childhood in rural Ohio, through aerial combat in Korea, to his first steps on the Moon, and the unwanted celebrity status that ensued."--Container
Score : a film music documentary by Matt Schrader( Visual )

12 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary bringing Hollywood's elite composers together to give viewers a privileged look inside the musical challenges and creative secrecy of the world's most international music genre: the film score. Features interviews with nearly 60 composers, directors, orchestrators, studio musicians, producers, recording artists, studio executives, agents, and journalists
Requiem for the American dream( Visual )

3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In his final long-form documentary interview, Noam Chomsky exposes with searing clarity the forces and policies behind the coordinated campaign to concentrate wealth and power in the hands of a select few. Articulating ten fundamental principles that perpetuate this vicious cycle, Chomsky provides penetrating insight into the demise of democracy and erosion of opportunity that are likely to be the lasting hallmarks of our time"--Container
The river and the wall( Visual )

6 editions published in 2019 in English and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The River and the Wall follows five friends on an immersive adventure through the unknown wilds of the Texas borderlands as they travel 1200 miles from El Paso to the Gulf of Mexico on horses, mountain bikes, and canoes. They set out to document the borderlands and explore the potential impacts of a border wall on the natural environment, but as the wilderness gives way to the more populated and heavily trafficked Lower Rio Grande Valley, they come face-to-face with the human side of the immigration debate and enter uncharted emotional waters."--Container
Albion : the enchanted stallion( Visual )

5 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A twelve-year-old girl is transported by a magical black stallion to the mystical world of Albion, where she discovers that she alone is the key to saving an entire race of people
All things must pass by Colin Hanks( Visual )

9 editions published between 2015 and 2018 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Established in 1960, Tower Records was once a retail powerhouse with 200 stores, in 30 countries, on five continents. From humble beginnings in a small-town drugstore, Tower Records eventually became the heart and soul of the music world, and a powerful force in the music industry. In 1999, Tower Records made an astounding $1 billion. In 2006, the company filed for bankruptcy. What went wrong? Everyone thinks they know what killed Tower Records: The Internet. But that's not the story. Directed by Colin Hanks, and featuring music icons like Dave Grohl, Elton John and Bruce Springsteen, "All Things Must Pass" is a feature documentary film examining this iconic company's explosive trajectory, tragic demise, and legacy forged by its rebellious founder Russ Solomon
For the love of Spock( Visual )

3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Star Trek through a personal, intimate look at the life and career of Leonard Nimoy and the enduring appeal of his alter ego, Mr. Spock, as told by his son, Adam Nimoy
The last man on the moon( Visual )

4 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Apollo astronaut Gene Cernan stepped on the moon in December 1972 he left his footprints and his daughters' initials in the lunar dust. Only now, over forty years later, is he ready to share his epic but deeply personal story of fulfillment, love and loss. Cernan's burning ambition carried him from a quiet Chicago suburb to the spectacular and hazardous environment of space and ultimately, to the moon
Christmas break-in( Visual )

2 editions published in 2019 in English and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Izzy, a spunky nine year-old, gets left at school on the last day before Christmas break. While her parents brave a blizzard to reach her, three bumbling crooks break into the school to hide out until the heat dies down. But when they take Ray, the school janitor, hostage Izzy will have to find a way to save him and teach the crooks a lesson
California typewriter by John Benet( Visual )

3 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cultural historians, collectors, and various celebrity obsessives, including Tom Hanks and John Mayer, launch us into the bittersweet moment when a beloved, but dying technology, the typewriter, faces extinction
Jim : the James Foley story( Visual )

8 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at the life of journalist James Foley, who was kidnapped in Syria in 2012 and became the first American citizen to be killed by the terrorist group ISIS. Friends, family and professional colleagues share their recollections of him in this documentary. Directed by Brian Oakes who was a childhood friend of Foley's, this award-winning documentary provides an in-depth look into the life and work of American journalist James Foley, who was captured and beheaded by ISIS terrorists in 2014
Changeland( Visual )

4 editions published in 2019 in English and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brandon surprises his wife with an anniversary trip to Thailand, only to find out she's having an affair. So he invites his childhood best friend Dan instead. Throughout their brief three day trip, they encounter a series of eclectic, and often eccentric characters who unravel Brandon's meticulous plans and show him that there is more than one way to do happy and live life to the fullest
Bodied by Calum Worthy( Visual )

3 editions published in 2019 in English and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatized fictional look at the competitive world of rap battles
The adventure club( Visual )

5 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the discovery of an ancient puzzle box, a boy, with the help of his friends, begins an adventure to find his fortune
All we had by Katie Holmes( Visual )

5 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The unstable life and relationship of a mother and daughter seems to be looking up with the opportunity of a fresh start, until the dark side of the American dream leads them to face the prospect of homelessness and tests their bond to the core
Unbranded( Visual )

6 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows four men who, during a 3,000-mile trek from Mexico to Canada, encounter a herd of wild mustangs, which they tame and bring with them on the remainder of the journey. Discusses the plight of wild horses of America's West, animals who run the risk of being detained in federal holding pens sometimes for decades
In search of greatness( Visual )

3 editions published between 2018 and 2019 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The film is a groundbreaking documentary that reveals the true nature and nurture of the greatest athletes of all time. Through a series of intimate conversations and captivating footage, award-winning filmmaker Gabe Polsky leads viewers on an entertaining, thrilling, and inspiring personal journey
The rise and rise of Bitcoin by Nicholas Mross( Visual )

5 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Daniel is a 35 year old computer programmer from Pittsburgh who lives a busy life. Along with balancing work, his marriage, and raising his three boys, Daniel spends much of his time actively involved in all things Bitcoin. After discovering Bitcoin in 2011, his love and obsession for the crypto-currency was born, revealing an uncharted world of new possibilities for him to explore. Join us as we take a journey through the rapidly growing world of Bitcoin. Along the way, we'll follow the stories of entrepreneurs and startups that are helping shape the new financial frontier. We'll look at the competitive mining market and the various subcultures within the Bitcoin community. You'll encounter a variety of characters and opinions as we examine the social and political impact of an open-source digital currency. Will the rise of Bitcoin bring a monetary paradigm shift that will forever change the world?"--Container
Legion of brothers( Visual )

2 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Afghanistan, immediately post-9/11. Small teams of Green Berets arrive on a series of secret missions to overthrow the Taliban. What happens next is equal parts war origin story and cautionary tale, illuminating the nature and impact of fifteen years of constant combat, with unprecedented access to U.S. Special Forces
Haunted Transylvania 2( Visual )

5 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Sing-Along and dance all night in this fun Halloween celebration for kids of all ages. Spend some time with the dancing Mummy, do the wave with Frankenstein and jump around with Dracula. It's the Halloween event nobody wants to miss!"--
 
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