We are pleased to announce that we have been offered (and accepted!) distribution for Divided We Fall by New Day films! New Day is a film distribution co-op founded by feminist filmmakers in the 1970s seeking a way to distribute their films. This is such a great fit for us on so many levels. We […]
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Divided We Fall movie, A Twelfth House Films Production
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WHEN: Tuesday, November 14th, 6 p.m. WHERE: Milwaukee Central Library 814 W Wisconsin Ave, Community Room 1 “America is about to be Wisconsinized.” –Paul Buhle, historian […]
We enjoyed a great reception at our screening at the Reel Work Labor Film Fest in Santa Cruz on the 23rd! The audience was small – only a few dozen persons – (one of the fests founders, Jeffrey Smedburg, said they go for “quality over quantity”) but all were enthusiastic about the film, all stayed […]
So we had our screening for the Wisconsin Film Fest last Sunday and it was a fantastic experience! WiFF director Ben Reiser, and all the WiFF staff and volunteers could not have been more gracious and helpful. We had a great audience turn-out and Q and A after the film. I mentioned two books at […]
If you read only one review of Divided We Fall, please read Scott Collins over at Savage Cinema. It’s long – but well worth the time. Collins was actively involved in the capitol occupation, and like Harriet Rowan, who is featured in our film and created the Info Station, believes that we accurately represented the […]
If you read only one review of Divided We Fall, please read Scott Collins over at Savage Cinema. It’s long – but well worth the time. Collins gets, in a profound way, what we were trying to do with our film.
Every year David Klein of LakeFrontRow.com asks directors of films in the “Wisconsin’s Own” section of the Wisconsin Film Fest 5 questions about work. Read our interview with Klein here.
OUTSTANDING article in Truthout.org with contributions by three amazing people featured in our film: Labor organizer Charity Schmidt, long-time leader of Madison Teachers, Inc John Matthews, and .veteran editor of The Progressive Matt Rothschild. I was going to reprint some quotes, but the whole article is incredibly important. These activists describe what happened in Wisconsin in 2011 […]
Talking with activist leaders who were there, “Divided We Fall” takes the audience inside the war rooms and strategy sessions of the Act 10 protests…
There are lessons to be learned from the Wisconsin Uprising just as there are from the Ferguson Uprising. The new US president has made it clear that our learning curve must be short as he puts his neo-fascist policies and laws in place. We must start racking up some victories.