Part 2 of the DocumentingIan-produced series on the building designed by American architect Frank Lloyd Wright for the Imperial Hotel Tokyo has been published. Links to both the video and column for Part 2, as well as the other pieces commissioned for this series can be found on the DocumentingIan Blog.
The long-time staple reading for English-speaking expats in Japan, Metropolis, published a four-page feature on Ian’s Japanese documentaries in its December issue. More about the article and a link to read it online can be found on the DocumentingIan Blog.
At the Ecuador Premier in the 2017 El Lugar Sin Limites Film Festival, Boys for Sale received the award for Best Feature Documentary. More about this and the other awards the film has received 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.