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 […]

Andrew Solomon on TED

June 6, 2014

On Monday, I came across this TED talk, but didn’t have time to watch it.  I kept this page open on my desktop all week.  Every time I’d come back to it, I’d think, “Man, I’ve got to listen to this when I have time.” This morning, I had time. […]

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 in Redland City News

October 19, 2013

It was a pleasure to connect with Hannah Amante at our recent screening event at the University of Redlands, CA.  Here is her write-up that appeared in the Redland City News. Award-Winning Filmmaker Eliaichi Kimaro Visits University of Redlands, Uses Film to Begin Discussion on Culture and Diversity By Hannah […]

ALLY kicks off SEEDArts Cinema Series

March 20, 2013

   What: SEEDArts Cinema Series “Made in Seattle: Homegrown Documentaries” When: April 5 & 6, 2013Where: Rainier Valley Cultural Center, 3515 S Alaska St, Seattle, WA 98118Contact: Kathy Fowells, kfowells@seedseattle.org, 206.760.9843   *** FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE *** Seattle, WA – Indie music lovers, reformed juvenile delinquents, off-the-grid hippies and a […]

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 […]

Breaking the Silence Through Art–part 1

March 10, 2013

My original intent for this blog was to create a space where we (the A.L.L.Y. team) could reflect on our evolving journey with this film, and hopefully invite readers to share their own ideas and experiences.  But lately, I feel this blog has lost its way because I just haven’t […]

Lake Washington Girls Middle School–ALLY Project

March 5, 2013

I was delighted to be invited to share A Lot Like You with Lake Washington Girls Middle School today.  Their 8th grade class is about to launch into a memoir writing unit–which is just the context I needed for this screening/discussion, given that the seeds of this film were planted in my […]

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