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Mat Hames

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Alpheus Media
Mat is an award-winning director whose most recent film, 'When I Rise', premiered at the South by Southwest Film Festival and was featured on PBS as part of the Independent Lens series. After playing festivals in the US and Canada, the film is currently on the festival circuit in Europe and was nominated for an IDA Documentary Award. He directed the 2008 documentary Fighting Goliath, narrated by Robert Redford. It was an official selection of 12 film festivals, was awarded the Grand Jury Prize and Audience Award for Best Documentary Short at the Red Rock Film Festival and the Golden Sun at the Barcelona International Film Festival, and aired nationally on the Sundance Channel and PBS. Mat’s directorial credits also include 'Last Best Hope', PBS series 'State of Tomorrow', and films for LIVESTRONG. He is currently developing a film about the Wind River Indian Reservation in Wyoming.


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