At the North American premier of Boys for Sale, the documentary was honoured with the “Fox Inclusion Outfest Feature” award. Ian, one of the producers on the film, along with Co, one of the protagonists, were on hand to receive the award on behalf of the team. On the DocumentingIan Blog, Ian writes about the festival in two parts; Part 1 details the screening, while Part 2 details the award.
After last week’s World Premier of 売買ボーイズ (Boys for Sale) in Germany, the North American premier of the documentary has just been announced on the producer’s blog DocumentingIan.
The World Premier for “Boys for Sale”, on which Ian served as producer, held its World Premier last week in front of a sold out crowd in Frankfurt, Germany. Attended by Ian, and Co, one of the film’s protagonists, the documentary marks Ian’s first time working as a producer on a feature documentary. More about the film and the World Premier at the 17th Nippon Connection Film Festival can be found on the DocumentingIan Blog.
28 min/ Japan (NHK World)/ 2017
Japan’s future doctors navigate culture, religion and sexual orientation…in English.
28 min/ Japan (NHK World)/ 2016
Dr. Kaoru Konta is on a quest to help people who wish to die at home rather than in hospital.
70 min/ US & Japan/ 2014
Over the course of four years, Kazuko discusses love, marriage, money, life…
and her own death.
71 min/ Japan/ 2013
Eighteen months after the nuclear meltdown in Fukushima, children who were not evacuated are found to have thyroid cysts and nodules.
89 min/ Japan/ 2012
The children of Minamisoma City, Fukushima, living inside the radiation zone head back to school after the nuclear meltdown.
81 min/ Japan & UK/ 2010
The story of two mothers and two sons whose chance meeting seven years earlier changes their lives forever.
84 min/ UK/ 2006
A family struggles with drug abuse, homelessness and their relationship with the filmmaker.