“Boys for Sale”, the award-winning documentary executive-produced by Ian, will be holding six Premiers from Africa to Mexico in the coming months. Details of the screenings, along with a link to the recently renewed film website, can be found on the DocumentingIan Blog.
The next installment in the series Ian is directing for The Imperial Hotel, Tokyo, has just been published. Focusing on the building that the American architect Frank Lloyd Wright designed for the Imperial in 1923, the short documentary is accompanied by a column written by Ian. Links to both the documentary and column can be found on the DocumentingIan Blog.
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.
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.