A Lot Like You

A Film by Eliaichi Kimaro

Tag Archives: Mixed Race

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

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. […]

Bojagi – Unwrapping Korean American Identities

November 16, 2014

While in Chicago, I missed the opening night of the Bojagi: Unwrapping Korean American Identities exhibition at Wing Luke Museum (November 14, 2014 – June 21, 2015). I had the pleasure of serving on the planning committee for this exhibit that “brings together diverse perspectives to explore and challenge what […]

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 […]

Black History Month is upon us…

January 30, 2014

So throughout the month of February, AfroPoP: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange will be airing episodes of A Lot Like You on the World Channel.  Be sure to check your local PBS listings!!   Many thanks to  Sean Jacobs for this kind mention of “A Lot Like You (a beautiful piece of introspective filmmaking; definitely […]

ALLY Screening & Discussion @Wing Luke

January 11, 2014

The Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience is excited to screen A Lot Like You, an award-winning documentary by Seattle filmmaker Eliaichi Kimaro. Kimaro was reluctant to put herself into her film about her father. However, as more truths were unearthed, the lens through which they were […]

ALLY Project in Vancouver

November 15, 2013

This Fall has been a crazy season of work and travel.  But I’m finally surfacing, and look forward to having the time and space to reflect on some of the gems from the last few months…starting with these amazing ALLY Project cards from our encore screening at Vancouver Asian Film […]

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