Mark Mathis: The TT Interview

Last year Mark Mathis, a New Mexico filmmaker and retired newsman, debuted his movie SpOILed, which has been described as a "love song to Big Oil." The film, which covers aspects of the oil industry, was shown a week ago in Austin, just ahead of the South by Southwest film and music festival. Mathis sat down with The Texas Tribune last week to discuss the movie, including how he came to make it and why he gives short shrift to climate change. The following has been edited and condensed.

TT: You’ve been showing the film in Austin, and what ...

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