A Lot Like You

A Film by Eliaichi Kimaro

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from USA Today

December 17, 2012

The Oscar-nominated actress will host ‘AfroPoP: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange.’ (Photo: Black Public Media) Gabourey Sidibe has a new gig: The Oscar-nominated actress will host a documentary series on public television starting next month. The show is AfroPoP: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange, a series of independent films showcasing contemporary life, art […]

the power of story…

December 4, 2012

From Professor at University of Arizona (Tucson): A Lot Like You showed at the University where I teach last February. Today [Dec] I spoke with a student who, without provocation, indicated that this movie changed her life. That filmmaker showed me that you can touch on topics, through film, and make […]

Kind words from our partner org…

December 2, 2012

We’re excited to be partnering with National Association of Mixed Student Organizations (NAMSO), a national clearinghouse of resources, information and events for mixed-race student organizations across the US.    NAMSO is helping to connect our film with college/university audiences across the country…especially those students, alumni, activists, allies, academics who are passionate […]

ALLY opens Seattle Asian American Film Festival

December 1, 2012

We’re so honored that A LOT LIKE YOU has been selected to be the Opening night feature of the Seattle Asian American Film Festival!!  Our film will be screening at the Wing Luke Museum on Friday, January 25 at 7pm, together with select shorts (Cinematropolis, Out, and Dol). [Click here for […]

A word from our Producer/Editor/Writer

November 30, 2012

Being a part of this amazing project for 7 years now, there are many topics that have made an impact on me.  But the strongest is a heightened appreciation for the power of sharing one’s story. I had the extreme good fortune of watching this process in action during the […]

ALLY Review in Ricepaper

November 8, 2012

Thank you, Julia Park, for this moving review of our screening at Vancouver Asian Film Festival this past weekend (and for the only shot I have of Lucy joining me for the post-screening Q&A). I’m passing through a road I don’t know, looking out the smoky windows of the bus […]

Rejections Be Damned!!!

October 31, 2012

found this note after putting lucy to bed. it was sitting on the kitchen table. this kid has clearly witnessed her mother weathering a relentless sea of rejection and disappointment getting this film funded, made and out into the world…(last word = “filmmaker”).

ALLY screening w/SANAA (UCLA)

October 24, 2012

UCLA SANAA (Social Awareness Network for Arts Activism) says: October 24, 2012 at 11:52 am Hello Eli! We were on a weekend long retreat with our UCLA student organization, SANAA when we got the chance to watch A Lot Like You and engage in a workshop after. People who I had […]

Seattle AAFF rocks our poster!

October 19, 2012

just got home.  so much to share from this past week: – stepping out from behind the film and taking folks on a journey in real time through spoken word at Old Dominion University – setting the stage for the Santa Clara Domestic Violence Conference by rooting the conversation in […]

An invitation to join me in supporting the High Bar

October 9, 2012

As we considered what special features to include on our upcoming DVD, our creative team mulled over the best of what we have to offer.  And one special feature we knew we had to include was my conversation with Warren Etheredge on the High Bar. While on set, I was amazed […]

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