At a press screening in Tokyo today, it was confirmed that Ian’s feature-length documentary ‘A2-B-C’, the second in his series about children living in contaminated areas of Fukushima, will be released in cinemas across Japan. Starting May 10, the film will be screened twice daily for an initial three week period in Tokyo. Announcements regarding projections in other cities in [...]
Screenings of ‘A2-B-C’ will be held at the end of March in Washington, D.C, New York City and the Bryn Mawr Film Institute in Pennsylvania. More details, including dates, times and for which screenings Ian is scheduled to be in attendance, are here.
As the third anniversary of the March 11 triple disasters are marked across the world this week, Ian has written two pieces on his blog about his experiences over the past three years. In this piece, he shared his thoughts about being labeled an “activist” filmmaker. Then in this one, he shared the English version of his article about the [...]
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.