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Bettendorf Public Library sponsors live, online clip viewing award winning film

February 8th, 2022
Bettendorf Public Library sponsors live, online clip viewing award winning film

Film aficionados may want to pop some corn to further enjoy the Bettendorf Public Library’s offering of Fourth Wall Films’ Mid-America Emmy® nominated docudrama Sons & Daughters of Thunder. This exclusive virtual event will feature film clips which will only be available live on February 17th at 1:30 PM via Fourth Wall Films’ Facebook page. A question and answer session will follow the film and will feature the film’s makers, Kelly and Tammy Rundle. Registration is not required to attend this free, virtual event. Community Connections is sponsored by the Friends of the Bettendorf... Read More

Moline Documentary Filmmakers Form New Nonprofit Organization on True Stories

August 25th, 2021
Moline Documentary Filmmakers Form New Nonprofit Organization on True Stories

Kelly Rundle of Moline has long been a director of documentary films. Now he and his wife Tammy – partners in Fourth Wall Films – are co-executive directors of the Quad-Cities’ newest non-profit — Truth First Film Alliance, Inc. (TFFA). The organization will focus on bringing films and filmmakers to local screens in special free programs that feature curated documentary films and narrative films based on true stories. Screenings will be followed by a moderated Q&A with directors, producers, and writers with an emphasis on the craft of filmmaking. The formation of the new non-profit... Read More

Moline Filmmakers Win Harriet Beecher Stowe “Power of Voice” Award From Festival

July 8th, 2021
Moline Filmmakers Win Harriet Beecher Stowe “Power of Voice” Award From Festival

“Sons & Daughters of Thunder,” a new film by Mid-America Emmy nominated filmmakers Kelly and Tammy Rundle of Moline-based Fourth Wall Films, will be showcased by the Over-the-Rhine Film Festival at the historic Harriet Beecher Stowe House in Cincinnati, Ohio, Thursday, July 8 at 4 p.m. Central time. A Q&A with the filmmakers and others will follow the screening. The film will receive the Harriet Beecher Stowe “Power of Voice” Award, according to a Fourth Wall release. Viewers can attend the exclusive event virtually by purchasing advance tickets at https://thirdrow.live/otrff . “Sons... Read More

Harriet Beecher Stowe Film Screening Presented By Bettendorf Library Today

February 18th, 2021
Harriet Beecher Stowe Film Screening Presented By Bettendorf Library Today

Harriet Beecher Stowe was a small, quiet woman who wielded a towering, thunderous literary voice that helped change the conscience and course of a nation. The poster for “Becoming Harriet Beecher Stowe.” Barely five feet tall, Stowe (1811-1896) is just 23 in the award-winning docudrama “Sons & Daughters of Thunder (2019) by Moline-based filmmakers Kelly and Tammy Rundle of Fourth Wall Films. A half-hour companion documentary, “Becoming Harriet Beecher Stowe,” premiered last February on WQPT-PBS, and will be presented online by the Bettendorf Public Library on Thursday, Feb. 18... 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

Quad-Cities Film ‘Sons And Daughters Of Thunder’ Wins Another Award!

September 11th, 2020
Quad-Cities Film 'Sons And Daughters Of Thunder' Wins Another Award!

“Sons & Daughters of Thunder” is continuing to make noise throughout the Iowa Film Awards scene! The movie, created by Kelly and Tammy Rundle, won a Critic’s Choice Award at the 2020 Iowa Independent Film Festival tonight. The awards were announced during an online ceremony. “Thank you to the festival, and particularly to festival official Terry Harrison, for choosing “Thunder”!” Kelly Rundle said in a Facebook post. Congratulations to the Rundles, and all involved with the film, from QuadCities.com!  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’ ‘Sons And Daughters Of Thunder’ Storms Iowa Motion Picture Awards

August 8th, 2020
Quad-Cities Filmmakers' 'Sons And Daughters Of Thunder' Storms Iowa Motion Picture Awards

It was a THUNDEROUS night at the Iowa Motion Picture Awards, as Kelly and Tammy Rundle’s film, “Sons And Daughters of Thunder” took seven big wins out of eight nominations! “Congratulations, to those who shined in front of the camera; to our tireless crew and volunteers behind the camera; to our historic sites; to our 50+ extras; to our contributors and our supporters who made it all possible; to Kent Hawley who always believed; and to Earlene Hawley who created a beautiful play about this little known true story and laid the foundation for the film. Thank you, EVERYONE, who... 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