Thirst for Power Begins It's Festival Run in 2019

The new documentary by Mat Hames, Thirst for Power, based on the book by Dr. Michael E. Webber, begins screening exclusively at festivals and special engagement screenings across North America. and Europe during 2019. The work in progress version recently had a sold out preview screening at Stateside at the Paramount Theater in Austin, Texas, with a panel discussion moderated by Evan Smith, and including author Michael E. Webber and Mat Hames.


‘Thirst For Power’ Preview Screening @ The Paramount Theater, Austin Texas , December 2018

‘Thirst for Power’ Panel Discussion @ Paramount Theater Austin Texas December 2018


Common Ground, is now streaming on Rooster Teeth FIRST, which is available to view on Apple TV, Xbox, AppleTV, and Roku devices. Featuring the personal journey of Gus Sorola, a founder of gaming entertainment company Rooster Teeth along with interviews with investigative reporters from the Texas Tribune, immigration attorneys, border patrol agents and immigrants themselves, ‘Common Ground’ seeks to find an intelligent way to talk about immigration without succumbing to familiar political narratives. The Austin Chronicle observes that the film ‘takes the politics out of the border.’ For the first seven days of release, the film is streaming free, then goes back to being FIRST subscriber-only. Watch it now.

The Austin Chronicle has written a review / interview here and a blurb here.

Poster designed by André Oulette from an image filmed by Brian Nelligan.

Poster designed by André’ Oulette

Poster designed by André’ Oulette