A Lot Like You

A Film by Eliaichi Kimaro

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TEDxSeattle – Why the World Needs Your Story

January 24, 2017

I’m excited to share that the video of my TEDxSeattle talk is FINALLY live!!! When I started working on this talk in July, I couldn’t have imagined how vulnerable I would feel, delivering what now seems like a timely counter narrative to a packed McCaw Hall, just 2 weeks after […]

Adeline – 8th grade reviews ALLY

June 10, 2015

This film made me reflect on my family.  I am first generation as well, and seeing that film made me wonder if I went to my father’s birth place, what would I find. If I met that part of his family, what would they tell me about my heritage?  What […]

Documenting the Diaspora Series

March 7, 2015

ALLY at Smith College, 6/13/2014

June 10, 2014

I’ve been hoping to screen our film at Smith College for quite some time.  Having heard about their graduate social work program from dear friends who are now alums, I knew our film would be uniquely well-suited to help them deepen into the meaty conversations they’re already having.   So […]

Join the ALLY Conversation!!

February 17, 2014

If you just found us following the PBS broadcast of A Lot Like You on AfroPop ~ Welcome!!   Over the past 3 years, we have been hearing from viewers around the world about the amazing conversations inspired by our film that continue long after our movie ends.  So we created the ALLY Project to make a […]

ALLY screening at Dongduk Women’s University

June 1, 2013

What an honor it was to be invited to screen A Lot Like You at Dongduk Women’s University in Seoul, South Korea.  Having this conversation about gender violence and the mixed-race experience in other parts of the world is opening new doors for me, and giving me a better understanding […]

ALLYProject + Interesting article

March 21, 2013

This film makes me think about my past, my history.Where am I from. I don’t even know.My parents never talk about our ancestors, who they are,where they live, and how do they connect to me.Now seeing this film, I hope I can talk to my parents about where they came […]

Breaking the Silence Through Art–part 2

March 17, 2013

On 3/7/2013, I was invited to speak at API Chaya’s 18th Annual Candlelight Vigil.Given time constraints, I took the talk in a slightly different direction.And so I thought I’d share the talk I originally planned to give.What follows is Part 2 of 2.  (Click here to read Part 1.)…………………………………………… Thoughts for the API Chaya […]

Meet Anna Goren — ALLY’s Outreach/Engagement Intern

March 13, 2013

I’m thrilled to join Eli and the A Lot Like You [ALLY] Project. This film and project cover a huge breadth of subject matter familiar to me, having participated in anti-racism and social work, and studying International Development; race, social empowerment, cultural relativism, women’s rights, and more. The heart of […]

ALLY will launch Berlin film series….

February 14, 2013

 We’re so honored that A Lot Like You is kicking off this film series,Her Stories.  Filmmakers With African Roots. Feb, 21, 20137pm Post-screening discussion (via Skype) with filmmaker Eliaichi Kimaro Hosted by the Frauenkreise Projekt and Bildungswerk Berlin der Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung. And because I can’t get over the thrill of reading about our […]

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