Tokyo Event May 10th! Work in Progress Screening & Talk Show
Come join us for the first public event for Queer Japan! The International House of Japan in Roppongi is hosting an Artists' Forum at 7pm on Tuesday, May 10th, featuring a... Read more
Project Updates + Rewards Surveys
Just over three weeks into shooting on Queer Japan, we've already filmed 20 new interviews and captured hours of incredible footage-- all thanks to your help! We can't thank... Read more
The Queer Japan Project has been successfully funded!!
It's official!!! WE DID IT! :D
Hey everybody, Graham here. I'm thrilled to announce that The Queer Japan Project has been successfully funded!! A HUGE THANK YOU to every single... Read more
YAAAAAAAY!!!! With 25 hours to go, we just hit 100% of our funding goal! Thank you thank you THANK YOU to all of you who pledged your support to The... Read more
90% with 30 HOURS to go!
WOW! We've had an extraordinary weekend. Since Friday, 115 new backers have pledged their support to The Queer Japan Project. Thanks to this huge surge in interest, existing supporters... Read more
3 Days Left!! And a special message for Japanese backers.
We're down to the last 3 days!! Thank you to everyone who has supported the campaign so far. Here's a special message for our backers in Japan:
今まで付き合っていただき、本当にありがとうございます！... Read more
5 DAYS LEFT + New Rewards!
Hey all you beautiful Queer Japan backers! <3
Only FIVE DAYS left in our campaign! Thanks to your generous contributions we're close to $25,000, but to reach the full $45,000... Read more
7 Days Left! + Production Updates
Hello to all 378 backers of The Queer Japan Project!! You guys are amazing - thanks to your contributions, we soared past the $20,000 mark last night and have now... Read more
Four New Reward Levels!
Hey Queer Japan supporters, good news: we've added some awesome new rewards!
- Rokudenashiko's "FREE MANKO" Tee - Support an artist jailed twice in Japan on obscenity charges, and take a stand... Read more
New Reward: DVD or HD Download!
By popular demand, we've added a new reward: your choice of a physical DVD or a high definition digital download of Queer Japan! By pledging $40, you can make ... Read more
1/3 Funded + Queer Japan Clip #4: Rokudenashiko!
Congratulations Queer Japan backers, we're nearly 1/3 of the way to the finish line! With only 2 weeks left in the campaign, every day will be crucial. Please tell... Read more
Queer Japan Clip #3: Masaki C. Matsumoto
“My gender identity-- I think it’s a little fuzzy. I don’t really identify as any gender, but I wouldn’t mind being called a he or she. Whatever works for... Read more
25% + Huffington Post!
Hey Queer Japan supporters, great news: we've hit 25% with 22 days still to go! A huge thank you to everyone who has pledged so far. You are all heroes! ... Read more
Queer Japan Clip #2: Nogi Sumiko on Ambiguity
New clip from Queer Japan - an introduction to the world of multimedia artist Nogi Sumiko. In the clip, she discusses her artistic process as well as the vague... Read more
Queer Japan Clip #1: Atsushi Matsuda on Butoh
Hey Queer Japanbackers! Enjoy the above clip from our interview with Butoh dancer Atsushi Matsuda. Over the next week, we'll be posting more clips from each of the... Read more
Incredible First Day!!
Wow, we had an amazing first day! Thanks to your help, we've reached 10% of our goal in only 24 hours!!
I can't thank the backers of this project enough... Read more