A Lot Like You

A Film by Eliaichi Kimaro

Tag Archives: Gender

Brown University lecture

February 18, 2015

Next week at Brown University, I will be examining our film journey through the lens of race, culture & identity. From their event listing: Eliaichi Kimaro is a social justice activist and award-winning documentary film maker of Tanzanian and Korean descent. Eliaichi Kimaro is also the founder/director of 9elephants productions, a […]

Taliah ~ (8th Grade reviews ALLY)

[This post is part of my Wednesday series — letters from Lake Washington Girls Middle School‘s 8th graders sharing their reflections on our screening + conversation about A Lot Like You.] Dear Ms. Kimaro, I was amazed to hear that your father had a journey to the States much like […]

Ray ~ (8th Grade reviews ALLY)

February 11, 2015

[This post is part of my Wednesday series — letters from Lake Washington Girls Middle School‘s 8th graders sharing their reflections on our screening + conversation about A Lot Like You.]   Dear Eliachi Kimaro, I loved discussing your movie with you and talking to you about the journey you took to […]

Akirah ~ (8th Grade reviews ALLY)

February 4, 2015

Dear Eli, Thank you for showing the truths that hadn’t yet been voiced. I think that by telling your family’s story you helped to guide them to change. Being able to change and transform peoples lives like that is truly amazing and I envy you for having that spectacular talent. […]

Emma ~ (8th Grade reviews ALLY)

January 28, 2015

Dear Ms. Kimaro, I am so thankful that you came to our school to tell us about your experience, your trip, and your family. This film was very inspiring and honest. I am impressed that this was only your first film. I could tell at a certain point in the […]

8th Grade Reviews ALLY

January 27, 2015

Occasionally, we get requests from middle school teachers asking whether A LOT LIKE YOU is appropriate for their students.  My answer is always, “it depends.”  Teachers know their students best.  And our trailer is an accurate representation of the scope and tone of our film. I will say that it […]

RCC students see cultural share benefit

December 17, 2014

DECEMBER 15, 2014 5:00 AM • RACHEL RODGERS H&R STAFF WRITER DECATUR – A shared story can transform a life, and truth that is never spoken can never lead to change. This was the message that director Eliaichi Kimaro delivered to students, faculty and staff during a visit to Richland Community College. […]

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 […]

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