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“Boys for Sale” awarded at Oxford Film Festival

“Boys for Sale” awarded at Oxford Film Festival

Posted on February 12, 2018

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.

2017 Year in Review

2017 Year in Review

Posted on December 30, 2017

As has been tradition for the past several years, a “Year in Review” of all the DocumentingIan-produced and directed projects has been published on the DocumentingIan Blog.

Part 2 of doc on FLW Imperial Hotel published

Part 2 of doc on FLW Imperial Hotel published

Posted on December 09, 2017

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.

Ian featured in December issue of Metropolis

Ian featured in December issue of Metropolis

Posted on December 03, 2017

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.

Best Feature Doc for “Boys for Sale” in Ecuador

Best Feature Doc for “Boys for Sale” in Ecuador

Posted on November 28, 2017

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.

Standing room only at “Boys for Sale” Tokyo screening

Standing room only at “Boys for Sale” Tokyo screening

Posted on November 27, 2017

Boys for Sale was screened publicly for the first time in Japan yesterday during the city’s Tokyo AIDS Week events.  While the screening was a great success, so many people showed up that dozens had to be turned away due to restrictions on the size of the venue.  Photos and more details about the event can be found on the DocumentingIan Blog.

Ahead of Japan screening “Boys for Sale” in the news

Ahead of Japan screening “Boys for Sale” in the news

Posted on November 24, 2017

Two in-depth articles about the DocumentingIan-produced documentary Boys for Sale were published today in Japan, including a full page feature in the influential Japan Times.  Links to the articles and information on the first public Japan screening can be found on the DocumentingIan Blog.