The Peacemaker follows international peacemaker Padraig O’Malley, who helps make peace for others but has struggled to find it for himself. His approach to his peace work is based on his recovery from addiction.

Filmed over five years the film takes us from Padraig’s isolated life in Cambridge, Massachusetts to some of the most dangerous crisis zones on Earth – from Northern Ireland to Kosovo, Nigeria to Iraq, as well as the darkest personal spaces of Padraig’s alcoholism.   Padraig finds a path to personal recovery whilst living in South Africa, and now in in the third act of his life is in a race against time to find some kind of salvation for both the world, and himself.