"Beyond the Divide" Wins Award & More!
Dear Friendly Supporters,
We have a lot of exciting news to share!
The photo above means that our DVDs are in production and will be on their way to you... Read more
Going BEYOND THE DIVIDE Worldwide!
Hello dear backers!!
Your support of BEYOND THE DIVIDE is paying off. Here’s a brief update of how the film is touching lives around the world. Thank you for your... Read more
BEYOND THE DIVIDE - July 2014 Update
Hello wonderful backers!!
It’s been a long time since an update. We’ve been working diligently on so many aspects of getting the film out into the world. Now it’s time... Read more
Missoula was amazing! Now back to work on BEYOND THE DIVIDE...
Hello dear supporters!
I can't believe it has been almost a month since we returned from the Big Sky Documentary Film Festival in Missoula. Thanks to everyone who was able... Read more
Sneak Preview Screenings: Missoula this weekend!
Hello wonderful supporters!
It's been a crazy and fun few weeks for the Quiet Island Films team and Beyond the Divide. On 2/1, we held a thank-you screening for... Read more
A New Title: Beyond the Divide
You have been generous. You have been patient. You deserve an update!
First, the big news. We have a new title! 9 Pieces of Peace is now ... Read more
9 Pieces of Peace: April Update
I'm writing this looking out the window at snow. It may be spring officially, but it doesn't look like it here in Minnesota yet. I hope you are... Read more
Pitch update and party at the Kettle House
It's been a busy week so far in Missoula. I'm here for the Doc Shop and Big Sky Documentary Film Festival, which happens to be where my first... Read more
Missoula-bound for the Pitch Session!
Just a quick note to share exciting news: "9 Pieces of Peace" has been selected for the Big Sky Documentary Film Festival's International Pitch Session on February 21st! This will... Read more
2013 - A Big Year for "9 Pieces of Peace"
Hello wonderful backers!
Thank you again for being a generous Kickstarter backer. I promise not to overwhelm you with constant updates, but I'll keep you informed as we continue to... Read more
We Have a Visitor
Today Dan Gallagher and his daughter Erin decided to pay the "9 Pieces of Peace" team a visit in Minnesota! (They had an extended layover).
It was great to... Read more
Oh My Gosh!
Beloved Backers (I love the way that sounds)
I don't know what to say. Words are failing me now. I had a good cry. Crying with joy is a great... Read more
Challenge from a Backer & Sneak Peek of Images from Film
I just received a call from a $100 backer of 9 Pieces of Peacewho is thinking of creative ways to help us reach our goal. He decided to double... Read more
ONLY 14 HOURS TO GO ...and Michelangelo
Hello Amazing Backers!
At 83% funded, we are only $3,323 away from our goal. Our all-or-nothing campaign ends tonight at 11:59 pm.
THANK YOU for all you have done... Read more
Hello 9 Pieces of Peace backers!
We are working hard on the film during this Kickstarter campaign and thought you might like a post-production update. We are deep in the... Read more
"9 Pieces of Peace" postcards
For the LAST WEEK of our Kickstarter campaign, we will be giving away a pack of four beautiful “9 Pieces of Peace” postcards to anyone who pledges $50... Read more
Rough-cut Select Scenes
Happy International Day of Peace!
Thank you again for everything you’ve been doing to support our Kickstarter campaign. We have 9 days left to raise about $13,000. Please continue to... Read more
Miniature Peace Bears
We’ve added a new $75 reward level featuring Betsy Mulligan-Dague’s ‘Miniature Peace Bears.’ Betsy is one of the primary characters of the film and is the Executive Director... Read more
15 days to GO!
Hello beautiful backers!
Most successful Kickstarter campaigns raise the majority of their goal in the final weeks. As the countdown of days gets smaller and smaller, the excitement builds and... Read more
Montana Public Radio: Veteran’s Viewpoint
A huge THANK YOU to one of our main characters, Dan Gallagher, for mentioning our film and Kickstarter campaign on Montana Public Radio on Monday.
Dan started broadcasting Veteran’s Viewpoint... Read more
A Chat with Singer/Songwriter Chris Koza
Hello amazing backers!
We are incredibly lucky to have such a talented musician and composer creating
the soundtrack for “9 Pieces of Peace.” Minneapolis-based Chris Koza is an
acclaimed singer/songwriter... Read more
Inspiration for Making “9 Pieces of Peace”
Since I started working on this film, it has changed my perception on the meaning of “peace” in more ways than one.
In 2003, just before the Iraq invasion, I... Read more