Behind the Doc

The ultimate podcast for documentary lovers.

Behind the Doc takes you on a behind the scenes look at some of the most authentic, illuminating, and exciting documentaries chosen from the Gravitas Ventures collection.

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"In The Belly of The Moon" is presented by A & M Productions

Mezcal is an experience all in itself. Co-Directors, Antoine Hunt and Jüliz Ritchie, take us on a poetic journey of the maguey (agave) as it is harvested, roasted, and distilled transforming it into this spirit that we love. In The Belly of The Moon is based on the myths and folklore of the Oaxacan region of Mexico. This is the story of the many paths that mezcal travels and of the people it meets along the way. Tell us, how did mezcal find you?

Cast of Characters:

Antoine Hunt......Director

Juliz Ritchie.........Co-Director

Kent Evans...........Narrator

In The Belly of The Moon is distributed by Gravitas Ventures (

Antoine Hunt is an artist and filmmaker. His 2020 Bermuda Biennial artwork This Is Not A Home is a reflection upon his nomadic lifestyle which has seen him relocate his place of residence 19 times. Jüliz is also a multimedia artist, who has also lived all around the world. The two of them met while Jüliz was finishing her short film 400 Rabbits.
During the recording of this episode, Antoine was in Bermuda and Jüliz was in Berlin, making them one of our furthest teams to talk to!

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More about Gravitas Ventures

Gravitas Ventures is a worldwide film distributor that connects filmmakers and producers with a global audience of over a billion people. As they celebrate almost 15 years in business, they have had the honor to collaborate with thousands of artists to share important films with global audiences.

While not abandoning its digital roots, Gravitas Ventures is now one of the largest all rights distributors in the world, with the ability to distribute films into theaters and brick and mortar retailers. The company releases over 300 new films annually and is a scalable partner to new media outlets interested in licensing from our library of thousands of titles.

For more information, please visit their website.

The Team

Heather Grayson

After an internship at the Cleveland Film Commission, Heather became a writer and filmmaker, quickly falling in love with documentaries and the diverse characters each story holds.

B.C. Wehman

B.C. Wehman is an entertainer. His daily mantra is to learn something new, about someone new, every day, which is why it is no surprise that he loves documentaries.

Sarah Willgrube

When Sarah isn't using her rich background in film production to produce podcasts, you can find her painting or hiking the great outdoors.

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