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.
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.
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.
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.
Following the cancellation of all Japan domestic screenings of Ian’s documentary ‘A2-B-C’ last month, the Foreign Correspondents” Club of Japan (FCCJ) will be hosting a Screening and Press Conference about the issue on May 12 at 14:00. More information about the press conference can be found on the DocumentingIan Blog.
After screening his film ‘A2-B-C’ (2013) in Nebraska this week, Ian will be moving on to Oregon, where the North American premier of ‘-1287’ (2014) will be held in the Ashland Independent Film Festival. Information about the screenings of both of these films can be found on the DocumentingIan Blog.
Following the recent cancellations of all screenings of ‘A2-B-C’ in Japan, the dissolution of the ‘A2-B-C’ Screening Committee in Japan was announced on the Facebook page and Twitter account of the film. Ian also posted the announcement on the DocumentingIan Blog.