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TWO World Premiers of DocumentingIan docs announced

TWO World Premiers of DocumentingIan docs announced

Posted on May 08, 2019

It has just been announced that the World Premier of DocumentingIan’s new feature documentary 「おみおくり〜Sending Off〜」will be taking place in the 2019 Nippon Connection Film Festival in Frankfurt, Germany, on Friday, May 31. Prior to that, the World Premier of DocumentingIan’s new short documentary “The Father’s Love Begotten” 「父なる愛生せば」, about the story of a young man who was sexually abused by a Catholic priest when he was 12, will take place in the Leiden International Short Film Experience on Thursday, May 9 with an encore screening on Sunday, May 12. DocumentingIan is scheduled to be in attendance at both film festivals, and more information about these screenings can be found […]

DocumentingIan to Screen and Lecture at Stanford

DocumentingIan to Screen and Lecture at Stanford

Posted on April 19, 2019

After remaining largely silent on social media for the post six months, today DocumentingIan announced an upcoming week of guest lectures and screenings at Stanford University.  The post on the DocumentingIan Blog also teased the announcement of the World Premiers of two new films and the promise of details of more screenings coming soon. *** Update posted on April 29*** Photos and descriptions of the classes and screenings at Stanford have been published to the DocumentingIan Blog.

BFS and FLB News

BFS and FLB News

Posted on October 15, 2018

Upcoming screenings of the DocumentingIan-produced Boys for Sale in Germany, Slovakia, Switzerland and the Phillippines will bring the total number of festival screenings for the documentary to 40!  Meanwhile, a test screening of the new DocumentingIan-directed short documentary The Father’s Love Begotten, about a boy who was sexually abused by a Catholic priest, will be held near Detroit on November 2.  Details about all of these screenings can be found on the DocumentingIan Blog.

Two new films directed by Ian announced

Two new films directed by Ian announced

Posted on July 28, 2018

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.

“Boys for Sale” awarded in Germany

“Boys for Sale” awarded in Germany

Posted on July 03, 2018

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” awarded in India

“Boys for Sale” awarded in India

Posted on May 28, 2018

“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.

“Boys for Sale” screening in Switzerland and Germany

“Boys for Sale” screening in Switzerland and Germany

Posted on April 26, 2018

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.