A Lot Like You

A Film by Eliaichi Kimaro

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Kenzie ~ 8th grade reviews ALLY

June 24, 2015

This film was truly powerful I’ve been very close to several victims of sexual abuse. Sometimes the only way I can help them is just to listen. I can see the relief they feel just by telling someone. This was so clear in the film. I could see them saying […]

Alexis ~ 8th grade reviews ALLY

June 17, 2015

Watching A LOT LIKE YOU gave me shivers. The way the two women, Ellie’s Aunts, talked about their experiences makes you realize that differences in culture don’t just extend to language, celebrations, or tradition. They go even farther to how people act, and how they see the world. Although [there […]

ALLY now available on GooglePlay!!

June 10, 2015

Hey everyone, We’re excited to share the news that  A LOT LIKE YOU has just been released on GooglePlay!!! ($2.99 to rent, $9.99 to buy.) It is so lovely to have a quick & easy way to share our film with everyone that’s not solely reliant on our DVD. (Although our DVD […]

Adeline – 8th grade reviews ALLY

This film made me reflect on my family.  I am first generation as well, and seeing that film made me wonder if I went to my father’s birth place, what would I find. If I met that part of his family, what would they tell me about my heritage?  What […]

Tana-Isabela ~ 8th grade reviews ALLY

June 3, 2015

Dear Eli, Thank you so much for sharing your unique story with my classmates and me. I visited Tanzania last summer on a volunteer trip, and I was amazed by the country and its people. Our group leader and many of her friends were Chagga. Like you, they were brave […]

A LOT LIKE YOU is now Available on iTunes!!!!

May 20, 2015

It’s OFFICIAL!!!!  A Lot Like You is now available on iTunes!  We just published this SPRING 2015 NEWSLETTER for ALLY friends and family, bringing them up to date on all the places we’ve been and all that we’ve been up to. And then, in a follow-up email to Producer/Editor Eric Frith, I wrote: […]

A Lot Like You available on iTunes May 18!

April 30, 2015

We’re SO very excited to announce that the feature length version of A LOT LIKE YOU will be available on iTunes starting May 18!!! Over the past few months, we have been partnering with Distribber to prepare our film for digital distribution, and look forward to releasing our film on additional […]


March 31, 2015

Filmmakers ask ‘Who am I?’ with two documentaries Being mixed race in America often means fielding confusing questions about one’s heritage. These questions aren’t simply answered with the name of a place, but are inherently tied up with history. Often that history is dark, as migration often comes with stories […]

Reporting from Indiana

March 26, 2015

I’m so honored to be the featured event and speaker for University of Evansville Women’s Her-story Month.  We’re kicking off with a networking lunch with women leaders in the community, followed by a screening/discussion event in the evening.  Tomorrow, I’ll be diving further into my film journey in a Women […]

Joint screenings in Oakland

March 24, 2015

Just wanted to share a few snapshots of our screening events in Oakland, where I partnered with Faith Adiele to show our respective films about our journeys to uncover the cultural roots of our Blackness. Following the screening(s) we engaged our audiences in a more in depth discussions about identity and belonging […]

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