The DocumentingIan-produced「売買ボーイズ」Boys for Sale has been invited to screen at Columbia University on November 12. More information about the event, at which DocumentingIan is scheduled to be in attendance for the post-screening Q&A, can be found on the Weatherhead East Asian Institute page.
Six years after receiving the Best of Festival Award at the Guam International Film Festival (GIFF) for “A2-B-C”, DocumentingIan returned to GIFF with「おみおくり～Sending Off～」. More about the screening and festival can be found on the DocumentingIan Blog.
During the Japannual, the film festival hosting the Austrian Premier of 「おみおくり ~ Sending Off ~ 」, DocumentingIan was part of the delegation of filmmakers from Japan invited to the residence of the Japanese Ambassador to Austria His Excellency Koinuma Kiyoshi for a private reception. More about this event and the Austrian Premier of 「おみおくり ~ Sending Off ~ 」can be found on the DocumentianIan Blog.
87 min/ Japan/ 2021
Seeking asylum in Japan, detainees at the infamous Ushiku immigration centre speak out in secretly recorded interviews.
77 min/ Japan/ 2019
When the time comes, the villagers gather to send off their dead.
17 min/ Japan/ 2019
A young man struggles with the effects of abuse he suffered as a child. 子供時代に受けた虐待によるトラウマに苦しむ青年の話
76 min/ JAPAN/ 2017 (dir: Itako, prod: Ian)
男の子たちが売るセックスを買うのは・・・？Boys are selling in Japan. Who is buying?
28 min/ Japan (NHK World)/ 2017
Japan’s future doctors navigate culture, religion and sexual orientation…in English.
28 min/ Japan (NHK World)/ 2016
Dr. Kaoru Konta is on a quest to help people who wish to die at home rather than in hospital.
70 min/ US & Japan/ 2014
Over the course of four years, Kazuko discusses love, marriage, money, life…
and her own death.
71 min/ Japan/ 2013
Eighteen months after the nuclear meltdown in Fukushima, children who were not evacuated are found to have thyroid cysts and nodules.
89 min/ Japan/ 2012
The children of Minamisoma City, Fukushima, living inside the radiation zone head back to school after the nuclear meltdown.
81 min/ Japan & UK/ 2010
The story of two mothers and two sons whose chance meeting seven years earlier changes their lives forever.
84 min/ UK/ 2006
A family struggles with drug abuse, homelessness and their relationship with the filmmaker.