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“Sending Off” to screen in NYC’s Japan Cuts

“Sending Off” to screen in NYC’s Japan Cuts

Posted by on July 17, 2020 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on “Sending Off” to screen in NYC’s Japan Cuts

“Sending off” is streaming from TODAY (July 17) until July 30 in the US in the 2020 JAPAN CUTS: Festival of New Japanese Film! Due to COVID-19, the festival will be online, but this means the entire program of films will be available to stream for anyone in the US.  More information about the screening as well as the documentary director panel “New Approaches to Documentary from Japan” is on the DocumentingIan Blog.

“Sending Off” to be broadcast on PBS Guam

“Sending Off” to be broadcast on PBS Guam

Posted by on June 03, 2020 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on “Sending Off” to be broadcast on PBS Guam

Sending Off will be broadcast on Friday, June 5 at 8PM on PBS Guam (Channel 12) as part of the Guam International Film Festival “Select Showcase”. More information about the film festival and broadcast can be found on the GIFF website: https://www.guamfilmfestival.org/

“Easy Japanese” for the Pandemic

“Easy Japanese” for the Pandemic

Posted by on April 30, 2020 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on “Easy Japanese” for the Pandemic

The DocumentingIan-directed video targeting heath care professionals testing non-native Japanese speakers for COVID-19 was published today. More information about the video, as well as the team behind (which includes many of the artists who worled on Boys for Sale ) is on the DocumentingIan Blog.

Presenting at UC Berkeley

Presenting at UC Berkeley

Posted by on February 16, 2020 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Presenting at UC Berkeley

DocumentingIan had the honour of presenting some of his Fukushima-based film work at the symposium “Imagining Post 3.11 Futures and Living with Anthropogenic Change” at UC Berkeley sponsored by the UC Berkeley Center for Japanese Studies, Japan society for the promotion of science, and the UC Berkeley Institute of East Asian Studies. More information about the conference as well the class Documentary Voices at which he presented a guest lecture can be found on the DocumentingIan Blog.

“Boys for Sale” screens at Columbia University

“Boys for Sale” screens at Columbia University

Posted by on November 15, 2019 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on “Boys for Sale” screens at Columbia University

「売買ボーイズ」Boys For Sale was screened today in the Weatherhead East Asian Institute at Columbia University in New York City.  More information and photos are on the DocumentingIan Blog.

Candadian Premier of “Sending Off” held

Candadian Premier of “Sending Off” held

Posted by on November 12, 2019 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Candadian Premier of “Sending Off” held

The Canadian Premier of 「おみおくり〜Sending Off〜」 has been held in the 2019 Windsor International Film Festival. More information and photos from the screening can be found on the DocumentingIan Blog.    

“Boys for Sale” to screen in NYC

“Boys for Sale” to screen in NYC

Posted by on October 31, 2019 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on “Boys for Sale” to screen in NYC

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.

DocumentingIan returns to Guam for screening

DocumentingIan returns to Guam for screening

Posted by on October 14, 2019 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on DocumentingIan returns to Guam for screening

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.

Festival Delegation Invited to Home of Japanese Ambassador

Festival Delegation Invited to Home of Japanese Ambassador

Posted by on October 05, 2019 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Festival Delegation Invited to Home of Japanese Ambassador

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.

Dutch Festival Screens a DocumentingIan Film for 5th Time

Dutch Festival Screens a DocumentingIan Film for 5th Time

Posted by on September 30, 2019 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Dutch Festival Screens a DocumentingIan Film for 5th Time

The Dutch Premier of「おみおくり~Sending Off~」took place in Rotterdam’s CAMERA JAPAN Festival on September 28. CAMERA JAPAN is the only festival to have screened a total of five of DocumentingIan’s films.  More about the Dutch Premier of「おみおくり~Sending Off~」can be found on the DocumentingIan Blog.