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All Domestic Screenings of ‘A2-B-C’ to be Cancelled

All Domestic Screenings of ‘A2-B-C’ to be Cancelled

Posted on March 14, 2015

配給会社都合により、急遽「A2-B-C」上映中止せざるを得なくなってしまいました。 Ian has just announced that the distributor of his film ‘A2-B-C’, about children living in Fukushima, has decided to cancel all domestic screenings of the film. For more information, visit the DocumentingIan Blog HERE.

Screenings Held ahead of 4th Anniversary of March 11 Disaster

Screenings Held ahead of 4th Anniversary of March 11 Disaster

Posted on March 03, 2015

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.

“Even the Birds” Awarded at Snowtown Film Fest

“Even the Birds” Awarded at Snowtown Film Fest

Posted on February 02, 2015

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.

“Sharp” and “Riveting”: review of Ian’s disaster films

“Sharp” and “Riveting”: review of Ian’s disaster films

Posted on January 17, 2015

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.

Middle Eastern Premier of ‘A2-B-C’ held in Jordan

Middle Eastern Premier of ‘A2-B-C’ held in Jordan

Posted on December 19, 2014

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). [...]

Ian’s two films about Fukushima awarded at fesitval

Ian’s two films about Fukushima awarded at fesitval

Posted on November 17, 2014

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 Ian’s films continue around the world

Screenings of Ian’s films continue around the world

Posted on November 04, 2014

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 [...]