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“Sending Off” and DocumentingIan to be featured on TV

“Sending Off” and DocumentingIan to be featured on TV

Posted on August 12, 2019

Ahead of the Japan Premier of the new DocumentingIan-directed feature documentary「おみおくり〜Sending Off〜」at the National Film Archive of Japan on the opening day of the Pia Film Festival on September 7, the film will be featured on this week’s episode of the NHK World Japan program “J-FLICKS”.  More information about the program, including the air times and viewing options, can be found on the DocumentingIan Blog.

Japan Premier of “Sending Off” announced

Japan Premier of “Sending Off” announced

Posted on August 04, 2019

Following the World Premier in Germany in May, the Japan Premier of the DocumentingIan-directed 「おみおくり〜Sending Off〜」has just been announced.  Details of the September 7 screening can be found on the DocumentingIan Blog.

“Sending Off” receives Audience Award at World Premier in Germany

“Sending Off” receives Audience Award at World Premier in Germany

Posted on June 10, 2019

At its World Premier in the 2019 Nippon Connection Film Festival, the largest festival of Japanese film in the World, the DocumentingIan-directed “Sending Off” received the Nippon Docs Award (Audience Award for Best Documentary).  Details of the screening in Frankfurt, photographs, and a list of other award recipients, including the legendary film director Tsukamoto Shinya, can be found on the DocumentingIan Blog.

“The Father’s Love Begotten” holds North American Premier

“The Father’s Love Begotten” holds North American Premier

Posted on May 22, 2019

Following the World Premier of DocumentingIan’s new short documentary “The Father’s Love Begotten”「父なる愛生せば」in Holland last week, the North American Premier of the film took place this past weekend at the Harlem International Film Festival.  Details on the screening and audience reaction can be found on the DocumentingIan blog.

“The Father’s Love Begotten” awarded at World Premier

“The Father’s Love Begotten” awarded at World Premier

Posted on May 13, 2019

At the World Premier in Holland, “The Father’s Love Begotten”「父なる愛生せば」had the honour of receiving the Audience Award.  More about the award and upcoming screenings of the short documentary can be found on the DocumentingIan blog.

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.