As the 4th anniversary of the March 11, 2011, triple disasters of earthquake, tsunami and nuclear meltdown approaches, screenings of Ian’s film ‘A2-B-C‘ are being held around Japan and the world, including the US, Canada, Germany and New Zealand. More information about the screenings and links to Ian’s early work documenting the disaster can be found on the DocumentingIan Blog.
At the 2015 Snowtown Film Festival, Ian was honoured with a Filmmaker Award for his short documentary “Even the Birds Need to be Loved”. More information about the film, the Snowtown Film Festival and the award can be found on the DocumentingIan Blog.
A review of Ian’s films about the Fukushima nuclear disaster, ‘In the Grey Zone’ (2012) and ‘A2-B-C’ (2013), has been published in the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga’s academic journal Education About Asia. The review described the films as “sharp” and “riveting” and Ian’s interview technique as “superb”. The full review can be found HERE.
The Middle Eastern Premier of ‘A2-B-C‘ was held this week during the Amman edition of the Uranium Film Festival. More about the screening and photos can be found in this entry on the DocumentingIan Blog. In addition to the festival, Ian also visited the ancient city of Petra, which he wrote about in a series of photo travelogs (links below). [...]
At the recently held Lake Champlain International Film Festival, Ian’s two films about Fukushima, ‘In the Grey Zone’ (2012) and ‘A2-B-C’ (2013), were awarded the “The Golden Honey Comb for Outstanding Work in Film”. More information about the festival, the double-bill screening and the award can be found on the DocumentingIan Blog.
Screenings of ‘A2-B-C‘ continue, with Ian recently accompanying the film on the continuing domestic tour of Japan to the cities of Wakayama, Fukuoka and Oita (at which the PHOTO accompanying this post was taken). Ian is also scheduled to be in attendance at upcoming screenings in New York and Montreal later this month. ‘-1287‘, Ian’s latest film, is then [...]
This week, the Asian Premier of ‘-1287‘ (2014, JAPAN), Ian’s latest film, was held during the Taiwan International Documentary Festival in Taipei. Information about the first two screenings can be found on the DocumentingIan blog starting with this entry, and details of the third screening can be found here. Information about upcoming screenings, including Iran’s Cinema Vérité International Documentary Film [...]