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.
Upcoming screenings of the DocumentingIan-produced Boys for Sale in Germany, Slovakia, Switzerland and the Phillippines will bring the total number of festival screenings for the documentary to 40! Meanwhile, a test screening of the new DocumentingIan-directed short documentary The Father’s Love Begotten, about a boy who was sexually abused by a Catholic priest, will be held near Detroit on November 2. Details about all of these screenings can be found on the DocumentingIan Blog.
This week two new documentaries directed by Ian were announced. The first is the feature-length version of his 2016 program about end-of-life care, and the second is a short documentary about a young man who was sexually molested by a Catholic priest as a child. More information about these two films can be found on the DocumentingIan Blog.
At its Munich Premier this past weekend in the 2018 Nachtschatten Film Festival, Boys for Sale was honoured with the award for Best Feature Film. More about the festival, award and jury citation can be found on the DocumentingIan Blog. This brings the total number of awards the film has received to seven, six of which were for Best Film.
“Boys for Sale”, on which Ian served as executive producer, received the Best Documentary Feature Award at the KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival in Mumbai. Details about the award, including the jury citation, can be found on the DocumentingIan Blog.
Information regarding upcoming screenings of Boys For Sale in Switzerland’s La Fête du Slip Film Festival (May 11-13) and Germany’s Nachtschatten Film Festival (June 21-30) have just been released. Details can be found on the DocumentingIan Blog.
At its Australian premier in the Queer Screen Mardi Gras Films Festival, Boys for Sale screened in front of a sell out crowd. More about the festival and the screening, which was attended by Ian, can be found on the DocumentingIan Blog.