Ian’s relationship with Discovery News continues with today’s publication of his guest blog “Fukushima Nuclear Ghost Town’s Secrets Revealed“. In the article, Ian describes his experiences filming in two towns in Fukshima that were evacuated after the nuclear meltdown, and it is accompanied by two of his recent short documentaries. Since March 11, 2011, Ian has been writing guest blogs for Discovery News, and a list of his previous blogs can be found in the introduction to the blog published on March 9 to mark the one year anniversary of the disaster.
The Rhode Island International Film festival (RIIFF) is next week (August 7- 12) and will host the World Premier of Ian’s documentary “In the Grey Zone“. More information on the film can be found on the film’s website here while information about the screening time and theatre at the RIIFF can be found here.
Both the English and French versions of the conclusion to Ian’s latest documentary “In Containment” have been uploaded to DocumentingIan Channel. English-subtitled version: French-subtitled version:
Thanks to the continued support and hard work of fellow YouTuber Kna, a French-subtitled version of Ian’s recent documentary “In Containment” (Part 4) has just been posted to the DocumentingIan Channel. The French-speaking world can find part 4 of En confinement here:
Part 4 of Ian’s new documentary “In Containment” has been uploaded to DocumentingIan Channel. STORY: Ian and Hiroshi enter the exclusion zone, 10km from the damaged nuclear power plant in Fukushima. After traveling down the tsunami-ravaged coast, they drive through the center of Namie town, which was badly damaged in the earthquake. After getting out of the car to measure radiation levels, they are stopped by a police patrol and questioned. Finally, after coming across a herd of cows that roams freely in the exclusion zone, the film crew unknowingly drives directly into a radiation hotspot.
A preview screening of Ian’s feature documentary “Gurei Zone No Naka” (In the Grey Zone) will be held on Tuesday, July 24 from 18:00 at the Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Japan, Tokyo. The screening of the film will take place from 18:00-19:30 and will be followed by a press conference from 19:30-20:00. The full press release for this event can be found on the FCCJ website. To attend, please reserve in advance, 3211-3161 or on the website (still & TV cameras inclusive). This press conference is taking place prior to the World Premier of “Gurei Zoun No Naka” at the 30th annual Rhode Island International Film Festival (US) August 7-12. […]
In preparation for the World Premier of “Gurei Zoun No Naka” (In the Grey Zone) at Flickers RIIFF from August 7-12 in the US, a new trailer has just been uploaded to DocumentingIan Channel. For more information, the film’s website is here and the Flickers RIIFF film page is here.
Thanks to the continued support and hard work of fellow YouTuber Kna, a French-subtitled version of Ian’s recent documentary “In Containment” (Part 3) has just been posted to the DocumentingIan Channel. The French-speaking world can find part 2 of En confinement here.
Part 3 of Ian’s current documentary “In Containment” has just been uploaded to DocumentingIan Chanel. Part 3 STORY: Hiroshi takes Ian into Odaka, the southern-most part of Minamisoma which is between 10 to 20 km from the damaged nuclear power plant in Fukushima. After the nuclear meltdown Odaka was evacuated and became part of exclusion zone, and since access has only recently been allowed, much of the destruction remains exactly as it was after the earthquake and tsunami. Ian speaks with a resident of Odaka about the current state of limbo they are in and their fears for the future. Later, on his way to the exclusion zone, just 10 […]
Ian’s feature-length documentary “In the Grey Zone“, about the children living in Fukushima in the month after the nuclear meltdown will hold its World Premier at the Flickers: Rhode Island International Film Festival (August 7-12). Exact screening times and dates have yet to be announced, but stay-tuned to the festival page for updates.