A review of Ian’s films about the Fukushima nuclear disaster, ‘In the Grey Zone’ (2012) and ‘A2-B-C’ (2013), has been published in the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga’s academic journal Education About Asia. The review described the films as “sharp” and “riveting” and Ian’s interview technique as “superb”. The full review can be found HERE.
The Middle Eastern Premier of ‘A2-B-C‘ was held this week during the Amman edition of the Uranium Film Festival. More about the screening and photos can be found in this entry on the DocumentingIan Blog. In addition to the festival, Ian also visited the ancient city of Petra, which he wrote about in a series of photo travelogs (links below). [...]
At the recently held Lake Champlain International Film Festival, Ian’s two films about Fukushima, ‘In the Grey Zone’ (2012) and ‘A2-B-C’ (2013), were awarded the “The Golden Honey Comb for Outstanding Work in Film”. More information about the festival, the double-bill screening and the award can be found on the DocumentingIan Blog.
Documentary/ 70 min/ Japan/ est 2014.
Over the course of four years, Kazuko discusses love, marriage, money, life…
and her own death.
Documentary/ 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.
Documentary/ 89 min/ Japan/ 2012.
The children of Minamisoma City, Fukushima, living inside the radiation zone head back to school after the nuclear meltdown.
Documentary/ 81 min/ Japan & UK/ 2010.
The story of two mothers and two sons whose chance meeting seven years earlier changes their lives forever.
Documentary/ 84 min/ UK/ 2006.
A family struggles with drug abuse, homelessness and their relationship with the filmmaker.