Today Ian was invited by the Tokyo Itabashi Rotary Club to speak to the members about his experiences filming in Fukushima and to present a 20 minute selection of his work documenting the current situation of the children of Fukushima. To read Ian’s thoughts about the experience and to see which clips he presented, please visit his blog.
As part of his continuing work to document what is currently happening to the children of Fukushima, Ian has spent this week filming with families who have not been able to evacuate their children. To learn more about Ian’s current work, you can follow him on Twitter or check out his blog. Links to his blog entries about his filming in Fukushima this week are below. Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Part 5 Ian’s current plan is to return to Fukushima on November 4 to continue documenting the story of the children of Fukushima.
The World Premier of “In the Grey Zone” was held today (October 6) at the 2012 Camera Japan Festival in Rotterdam, Holland. Japan Camera, held annually in Rotterdam and Amsterdam, is “a Japanese cultural festival with its main focus on film that also dives into other areas like art, music, dance, fashion, architecture, food and many more” (Camera Japan website). Due to extenuating circumstances, Ian was unable to attend the screening in Rotterdam, but he joined the post-screening Q and A via Skype from his Tokyo studio. (Click HERE to read what TheHagueOnline.com wrote about “In the Grey Zone” when it was chosen as one of the Top Picks of […]
At last month’s Global Peace Film Festival in Orlando, Florida, Ian had the honour of meeting award-winning author Shawn Small who was in attendance for the World Premier of his documentary film “Ru: Water is life“. This week Shawn featured Ian and his work in a post titled “Life on the Line” on his blog, Shawn Small Stories.