This week two new documentaries directed by Ian were announced. The first is the feature-length version of his 2016 program about end-of-life care, and the second is a short documentary about a young man who was sexually molested by a Catholic priest as a child. More information about these two films can be found on the DocumentingIan Blog.
At its Munich Premier this past weekend in the 2018 Nachtschatten Film Festival, Boys for Sale was honoured with the award for Best Feature Film. More about the festival, award and jury citation can be found on the DocumentingIan Blog. This brings the total number of awards the film has received to seven, six of which were for Best Film.
“Boys for Sale”, on which Ian served as executive producer, received the Best Documentary Feature Award at the KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival in Mumbai. Details about the award, including the jury citation, can be found on the DocumentingIan Blog.
Information regarding upcoming screenings of Boys For Sale in Switzerland’s La Fête du Slip Film Festival (May 11-13) and Germany’s Nachtschatten Film Festival (June 21-30) have just been released. Details can be found on the DocumentingIan Blog.
At its Australian premier in the Queer Screen Mardi Gras Films Festival, Boys for Sale screened in front of a sell out crowd. More about the festival and the screening, which was attended by Ian, can be found on the DocumentingIan Blog.
The DocumentingIan-directed documentary Boys for Sale, about male sex workers in Tokyo, received the Best LGBTQ Feature at this past weekend’s Oxford Film Festival. More information about the festival, award and upcoming screenings of the film can be found on the DocumentingIan Blog.
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.