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Mat Hames is a director, writer and producer, known for his two Independent Lens documentaries What Was Ours (2017) and When I Rise (2010) and for his documentary series for Rooster Teeth, RTDocs. His films have screened at SXSW, HotDocs, IDFA, AFI, the Santa Barbara Film Festival, LA Shorts Fest, and SundanceTV. When I Rise (2010) was nominated ... See full bio »

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When I Rise
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 2018 Becoming Jessica Nigri (TV Movie documentary)
 2017 Unconventional (TV Movie documentary)
 2017/II Unconventional (Documentary short)
 2017 Haus of Pain (Documentary)
 2017/I The Tattooist (Documentary)
 2017 Never Conquered (Documentary)
 2011-2017 Independent Lens (TV Series documentary) (2 episodes)
- What Was Ours (2017)
- When I Rise (2011)
 2016/IV Connected (Documentary)
 2016 What Was Ours (Documentary)
 2010 When I Rise (Documentary)
 2006 Last Best Hope (Documentary)
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Mat Hames was bestowed the decoration of Knight of the Order of the Crown by King Albert II of Belgium for his documentary "Last Best Hope", about the Belgian Resistance in World War II.

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