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 […]

Collective Eye blog highlights female filmmakers

March 28, 2014

In honor of Women’s History Month, our educational distributors ~ Collective Eye ~ asked female filmmakers to reflect on their experiences as women in the film industry.   What they shared is enlightening, inspiring, and insightful.  You can read the full blog post HERE. I had the pleasure of answering their final question (see […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

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