With the post-production work on a documentary about male prostitution nearing completion, Ian was inspired to come out in an article published in Japanese magazine “5“. The bilingual (English/ Japanese) article has been re-published on the DocumentingIan Blog along with a series photographs.
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.