Ahead of the World Premier at the Nippon Connection Film Festival in Germany in June, there will be a preview screening and press conference for Ian’s documentary ‘A2′ on May 13 at the Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Japan. Details for the screening and press conference can be found HERE.
‘A2’ (70 minutes, 2013, Japan), about the increasing number of children in Fukushima found to have thyroid cysts and nodules following the nuclear meltdown, will be showcased in the 2013 Visions du Réel International Documentary Film Festival Doc Market in Nyon, Switzerland. The Doc Market, which runs during the festival from April 19-26, consists of 350 documentaries selected by the Visions du Réel programmers to be offered on demand to distributors and festival programmers. Ian’s first feature documentary ,‘The Ballad of Vicki and Jake’ (84 minutes, 2006, UK), won the Prix du Canton Vaud (best first film) at the same festival in 2006.
Ian has just returned from a week of filming in Fukushima. His daily blogs about what he discovered during this trip can be found on his personal blog (links below). Leaving Tora behind Saying Goodbye, Starting Anew Home is Where the Danger Is Down the Rabbit Hole Round the Mulberry Bush Indoor Cats The “Snake’s Pillows” of Fukushima