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Quad-Cities Filmmakers Debut New Film On Dramatic Wisconsin vs. Amish Case Online

December 24th, 2020
Quad-Cities Filmmakers Debut New Film On Dramatic Wisconsin vs. Amish Case Online

Public education and religious freedom have long been big issues, up to the present day. And the latest documentary from Moline-based Fourth Wall Films explores a landmark U.S. Supreme Court case relating to the Amish community. “The Amish Incident: Wisconsin vs. Yoder,” produced by award-winning and Mid-America Emmy-nominated filmmakers Kelly and Tammy Rundle, will be presented on Tuesday, Dec. 29 at 6:30 p.m. for a special free online screening via Facebook. A Q&A session with the Rundles and Dr. Shawn Peters, author of “The Yoder Case,” will follow the film. Viewers can attend the... Read More

Moline Filmmakers Will Have Documentary on New Streaming Service

November 12th, 2020
Moline Filmmakers Will Have Documentary on New Streaming Service

“Sheltering in place” takes on new meaning with a brand-new streaming service, tailored to fans of architecture and building design. Online streaming rights to “The Barn Raisers,” an award-winning documentary produced by Kelly and Tammy Rundle of Moline-based Fourth Wall Films, have been acquired by Australian actor-producer and entrepreneur Dustin Clare for Shelter, a new digital platform for architecture enthusiasts. The channel targets a global audience and streams films, TV shows, and its own original works.  “The reality of lockdown has made us re-examine our connection to home,... Read More

Fourth Wall’s ‘Hero Street’ Documentaries Showcased At Moline Public Library Today

November 10th, 2020
Fourth Wall's 'Hero Street' Documentaries Showcased At Moline Public Library Today

The Moline Public Library (3210 41st Street Moline) will showcase Fourth Wall Films’ two new documentaries ‘Riding the Rails to Hero Street’ and ‘A Bridge too Far from Hero Street’ during an virtual screening event on Tuesday Nov 10 from 2 -3 p.m. Producers Kelly and Tammy Rundle will also take part in an online Q&A following the films. Registration is required. To sign up, visit https://molinelibrary.librarymarket.com/events/riding-rails-hero-street-and-bridge-too-far-hero-street-film-virtual-screening or call (309) 524-2470. Riding the Rails to Hero Street explores the immigrants’... Read More

Moline Library to Show New Hero Street Films Online Tuesday

November 9th, 2020
Moline Library to Show New Hero Street Films Online Tuesday

In time for Veterans Day, the Moline Public Library will showcase Fourth Wall Films’ two new documentaries Riding the Rails to Hero Street and A Bridge Too Far from Hero Street during an virtual screening event on Tuesday, Nov, 10 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Producers Kelly and Tammy Rundle will take part in an online Q&A following the films. Registration (at no charge) is required. To sign up, visit the Nov. 10 event on the MPL calendar at molinelibrary.com/events or call 309-524-2470. As of Monday morning, there are 35 seats remaining. Riding the Rails to Hero Street explores the immigrants’... Read More

After Many Tries, Quad-Cities’ Fourth Wall Films Looking for First Emmy Win in November

October 26th, 2020
After Many Tries, Quad-Cities' Fourth Wall Films Looking for First Emmy Win in November

Kelly and Tammy Rundle of Moline-based Fourth Wall Films are certainly hoping the fifth time is the charm. After four previous nominations for Mid-America Emmy Awards (but no wins), the veteran documentary filmmakers received three more last week for their first docudrama, “Sons & Daughters of Thunder,” and another for their documentary “Becoming Harriet Beecher Stowe.” The Emmy awards (for TV broadcasts mainly in Missouri, Arkansas and Illinois outside Chicago) will be announced on Nov. 21 in an online ceremony. “We believe in the films and we’re glad the Emmy judges believe... Read More

Quad-Cities Filmmakers Tammy And Kelly Rundle Nominated For Emmys

October 22nd, 2020
Quad-Cities Filmmakers Tammy And Kelly Rundle Nominated For Emmys

It’s been a HUGE day for Tammy and Kelly Rundle and their Fourth Wall Films Crew! The morning began and the afternoon has continued with news of nominations for major awards! Tammy announced on her Facebook this morning: We awoke to some marvelous news! “Sons & Daughters of Thunder” has received a nomination for a Mid-America Emmy in the Arts/Entertainment category! “Thunder” was produced by Tammy Rundle, Kelly Rundle, Kent Hawley, and Executive Producer Kimberly Kurtenbach. The film is based on a beautiful play by Earlene Hawley and Curtis Heeter. Our gratitude... Read More

Fundraising Underway to Complete Delayed Forest Grove School Film

October 8th, 2020
Fundraising Underway to Complete Delayed Forest Grove School Film

Kelly and Tammy Rundle of Fourth Wall Films have been busy doing outdoor shooting at a restored Bettendorf schoolhouse. The footage will be used in the Forest Grove School’s new museum film and their new documentary feature, Resurrecting Forest Grove. The Rundles’ are in post-production on the schoolhouse museum film and hope to have it wrapped in November. Resurrecting Forest Grove’s release date has been pushed back to early 2022 due to the Covid pandemic. “We are in fundraising mode again for the documentary,” producer Tammy Rundle said recently. “The pandemic has... Read More

Quad-Cities Artists Win Several Iowa Film Awards

August 13th, 2020
Quad-Cities Artists Win Several Iowa Film Awards

Several Quad-Cities artists were honored this past weekend with awards at the 29th-annual Iowa Motion Picture Association (IMPA) award ceremony. Due to Covid-19, the Aug. 8 event was held online this year. The IMPA recognized outstanding creative and technical achievement in Iowa’s moving image production industry, in all its forms. “Sons & Daughters of Thunder,” a docudrama produced by Moline-based Kelly and Tammy Rundle of Fourth Wall Films, received seven awards, out of eight IMPA nominations. It won five top Awards of Excellence: Best Live Action Entertainment — Long Form... Read More

Quad-Cities Filmmakers Celebrate Two Festival Honors

July 16th, 2020
Quad-Cities Filmmakers Celebrate Two Festival Honors

Tammy and Kelly Rundle of Fourth Wall Films have a pair of honors to celebrate today. Early yesterday, the duo of area filmmakers found out their feature, “Sons and Daughters of Thunder,” was an official selection of the 2020 Iowa Independent Film Festival. Last night, they found out their film “Good Earth: Awakening the Silent City” was accepted to the 2020 Denali Film Festival in Denali, Alaska. Tammy posted the following on her Facebook last night: We are extremely honored that “Good Earth: Awakening the Silent City” is in this amazing film fest in Denali,... Read More

Fourth Wall, Putnam Present “A Bridge Too Far from Hero Street” Online July 4th Weekend

June 28th, 2020
Fourth Wall, Putnam Present “A Bridge Too Far from Hero Street” Online July 4th Weekend

Eight months after its stirring premiere at the Putnam Museum Giant Screen Theater in Davenport, “A Bridge Too Far From Hero Street” – a new film that tells the true story of one local soldier’s involvement in the largest air assault in history – will be shown in two free online screenings over the July 4th weekend. Moline-based Fourth Wall Films and the Putnam Museum will screen the documentary at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 5, followed by a Q&A with filmmakers Kelly and Tammy Rundle. An encore presentation will stream at 7 p.m. Monday, July 6. Viewers are invited to visit Facebook.com/HeroStreetMovie... Read More