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In magazine article, Ian comes out in Japan

In magazine article, Ian comes out in Japan

Posted on July 11, 2015

With the post-production work on a documentary about male prostitution nearing completion, Ian was inspired to come out in an article published in Japanese magazine “5“.  The bilingual (English/ Japanese) article has been re-published on the DocumentingIan Blog along with a series photographs.

Ian’s films screen in Munich

Ian’s films screen in Munich

Posted on June 16, 2015

From June 8-13, three of Ian’s feature documentaries along with a program of his short films screened in Munich’s WERKSTATTKINO cinema.  Details of the screenings along with photos can be found on the DocumentingIan Blog.

Audience Award for Best Feature Film for ‘-1287′

Audience Award for Best Feature Film for ‘-1287′

Posted on June 08, 2015

At the 2015 Nippon Connection Film Festival, Ian’s film ‘-1287′ received the Audience Award for Best Feature Film.  Details of the award along with photos from the festival can be found on the DocumentingIan Blog.

Ian attends German Premier of ‘-1287′, other screenings

Ian attends German Premier of ‘-1287′, other screenings

Posted on June 02, 2015

This week Ian will be attending the German Premier of ‘-1287′ in the 15th Nippon Connection Film Festival in Frankfurt.  Following the festival, he will travel to Munich for a week of screenings of several of his films at the Werkstatt Kino.  Schedules and links to the screenings venues can be found on the DocumentingIan Blog.

Conversation between Directors Kamanaka and Ash published in Japan Times

Conversation between Directors Kamanaka and Ash published in Japan Times

Posted on May 14, 2015

A transcript of a conversation about filmmaking and Fukushima held between documentary filmmakers Hitomi Kamanaka and Ian Thomas Ash, was published in the Japan Times today (May 14, 2015).  An accompanying video of the conversati0n was also published on the DocumentingIan Channel.  Links to both the article and the video can be found on the DocumentingIan Blog.

Press Conference about ‘A2-B-C’ Cancellations Held

Press Conference about ‘A2-B-C’ Cancellations Held

Posted on May 12, 2015

Following the March cancellation of all screenings of his Fukushima documentary ‘A2-B-C’, Ian held a press conference at the Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Japan.  An entry about the press conference and a full video of the proceedings can be found on the DocumentingIan Blog.

‘-1287′ Screens in Taiwan

‘-1287′ Screens in Taiwan

Posted on May 11, 2015

Ian has just returned from Taiwan, where his film ‘-1287′ screened twice during the tour of the Taiwan International Documentary Festival (TIDF).  Photos and reports from the two screenings can be found in the entries Photo-reel-ism and Love me Truly on the DocumentingIan Blog.