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“Sending Off” holds Japan premier

“Sending Off” holds Japan premier

Posted on September 10, 2019

The Japan Premier of 「おみおくり〜Sending Off〜」was held in front of a full house on the opening day of the Pia Film Festival at the National Film Archive of Japan on September 7. More information about the screening, which was attended by several of the documentary’s subjects, can be found on the DocumentingIan Blog.

“Sending Off” trailer banned from use in Facebook advertising

“Sending Off” trailer banned from use in Facebook advertising

Posted on August 28, 2019

Facebook has banned the trailer of 「おみおくり~Sending Off~」 from being used in advertising after deeming it to be “shocking, sensational, or excessively violent content. DocumentingIan has responded by re-editing the trailer to include a statement which reads in part: Death is hard to talk about, let alone watch, but thinking about how we want to die has the potential to change the way we live. More about this story and links to both the original and updated versions of the 「おみおくり~Sending Off~」trailer can be found on the DocumentingIan Blog.

North American and Dutch Premiers of “Sending Off” announced

North American and Dutch Premiers of “Sending Off” announced

Posted on August 27, 2019

The North American premier of 「おみおくり~Sending Off~」 in the Newburyport Documentary Film Festival (September 14), and the Dutch Premier in Camera Japan (September 28) have just been announced.  DocumentingIan is scheduled to be in attendance at both film festivals to participate in post-screening discussions, and details can be found on the DocumentingIan Blog.

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