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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Beautiful review in SFIAAFF’s official blog…

March 7, 2012

By Ravi Chandra, M.D. Memoirs of a Superfan, Volume 7.2: CAAMsanity! A LOT LIKE YOU … is powerful and heart-warming, telling several stories at once, and all of them well: the story of her Tanzanian father’s leaving his Chagga tribal roots, coming to America and marrying her Korean mother; a story […]

ALLY Review in Bitch Magazine (Spring 2012 issue)

February 29, 2012

A Lot Like You Director: Eliaichi Kimaro The documentary A Lot Like You begins with an image of the filmmaker Eliaichi Kimaro’s daughter, Lucy, with Kimaro wondering in voiceover how she will answer the inevitable question of mixed-race children: “What am I, Mama?” A viewer might expect that such a […]

Official Selection of Cleveland International Film Festival

February 23, 2012

A Lot Like You will be screening on March 28, 29, and 30th as part of Cleveland International Film Festival. (tickets go on sale 3/9) As we mentioned earlier, thanks to CIFF being the sole recipient of a grant from The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, they are […]

2/21 Moshi Fundraising Screening (Tanzania)

(email from mom…) Hello Eli, Last night, Moshi folks turned up in droves to see your movie, surprising everyone, even to those who organized the event. There was a gang of 20 that turned up from our neighbor village of Marangu. They rented a car to come. Obviously the word had […]

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