Gravitas Ventures and Electrolift Creative Present the
Unbelievable True Story of One City’s Extraordinary Fight Against Crime –
Available On-Demand Everywhere March 21, 2023

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 28, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Gravitas Ventures, an Anthem Sports and Entertainment Company, and Electrolift Creative present one of the greatest comeback stories in American history in Gotham: The Fall and Rise of New York, arriving on demand March 21, 2023, on all providers including iTunes, Prime Video, Google Play and more. To pre-order on iTunes, CLICK HERE.

Gotham: The Fall and Rise of New York is an exciting exploration of New York City’s history and the legacy of its six mayors from 1966-2013. At the turn of a new century, learn how New York went from a failing city with over 2,200 murders, 93,000 violent robberies and over 500,000 annual felonies only to rise-up as America’s Greatest City.

Featuring twenty-six interviews, archival footage and re-enactments, Gotham puts viewers in the middle of the action exploring how a city turn-around happens.

New York City became what it is today through the blood, sweat, hard work, innovation, and creativity of a handful of heroes who were willing to challenge the status quo. Learn what they did and why it matters.

“We want the audience to get a historical sense of what was going on in New York during this tumultuous time,” said writer, director, and producer Matthew Taylor. “Through the courageous leadership and determination of many, the city was able to turn-around a common perception regarding crime in the area, which can serve as a blueprint on how to revitalize our great cities today.”

Featuring candid interviews with former NYC mayor, Rudolph Giuliani, and former NYPD commissioners Ray Kelly and William “Bill” Bratton, the film also features interviews with more than one dozen important figures who helped resurrect the city and those who bore witness including Peter Vallone (Former Speaker, New York City Council), Joel Klein (Former Chancellor, New York City Department of Education), Robert Doar (Former Commissioner, New York City Human Resources Administration), Dan Biederman (President, Biederman Redevelopment Ventures), Fred Siegel (Contributing Editor, City Journal), Joe Klein (Journalist & Best Selling Author), Lee Bowes (CEO, America Works), Peter Cove (Founder, America Works), Michael Goodwin, Columnist, New York Post), and many others.

Gotham: The Fall and Rise of New York is written and directed by Matthew Taylor, produced by Michelle Taylor and executive produced by Larry Mone.

About Gravitas Ventures

Gravitas  Ventures is  a  leading  all  rights  distributor  of independent  feature  films  and  documentaries.  Founded  in  2006,  Gravitas  connects independent filmmakers and producers with distribution opportunities across the globe. Working  with  talented  directors  and  producers,  Gravitas  Ventures  has  distributed thousands of films into over a hundred million homes in North America – over one billion homes worldwide. Their recent wide theatrical release ‘Mack & Rita’ starring Academy Award Winner Diane Keaton released on August 12th under the new label Gravitas Premiere.  Recent Gravitas Venture releases include The King’s Daughter directed by Sean McNamara, Queen Bees directed by Michael Lembeck, Our Friend directed by Gabriela Cowperthwaite, starring Casey Affleck, Dakota Johnson, and Jason Segel,Vanguard, directed by Stanley Tong and starring Jackie Chan, The Secret: Dare to Dream, directed by Andy Tennant and starring Katie Holmes; For more information, please visit, and follow @GravitasVOD on Twitter and @gravitasventures on Instagram.

About Anthem Sports & Entertainment, Inc.

Anthem Sports & Entertainment Inc. is a global multi-platform media company with offices and studios in Los Angeles, Denver, Nashville, New York, Kansas City, Cleveland and Toronto. Anthem’s portfolio includes AXS TV, a leading music, entertainment and lifestyle television channel and digital media company; global film distribution company Gravitas Ventures; Fight Network, the world’s premier combat sports channel; IMPACT Wrestling, one of the world’s leading wrestling organizations specializing in original programming and live events; Invicta Fighting Championships, the world’s premier all-women mixed martial arts promotion;  Game+, the leader in Esports and gaming content; GameTV, the home of game shows and competition-based reality series; and HDNet Movies, which features theatrically released films and documentaries. Anthem also has a significant ownership interest in Pursuit Channel, one of the top outdoor channels in the U.S.

About Electrolift Creative

Electrolift Creative, a creative boutique that produces award-winning documentaries, narrative features, short films, commercials, and other creative content.

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