A Lot Like You

A Film by Eliaichi Kimaro

Category Archives: ALLY Project


February 26, 2014

In its third #NotYourAsianSidekick Google Hangouts On Air, 18MillionRising will explore the ways multiracial identity impacts AAPI organizing and movement building. Panelists will discuss historical and contemporary successes and challenges related to the ways multiraciality disrupts and complicates racism and the racial construct. We will also delve into what it […]

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 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 […]

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 Lecture Dates

October 14, 2013

As our film makes its way onto the campus lecture circuit, I’m having more opportunities to step out from behind the film, and reflect on our 8-year journey from Worlds Apart to A Lot Like You.   These talks run parallel to the film and provide more context about the the story behind […]

ALLY Project – UW

May 20, 2013

“Tender, intellectual and reflective, Kimaro explores her intricate identity as Tanzania-Korean mixed race, first generation American. It lodges a personal lens to post-colonial and immigrant stories, confidently bringing out productive dialogue as well as significant silence. For me, it’s a very great documentary movie.”  

ALLY Project – UW

May 11, 2013

  “The film made me think about my roots and I wanted to start this conversation with my whole family, both older and younger so we could all communicate and learn from one another.  It also made me think about our society and the values we have and teach to […]

How Impact Contributes to Engagement: The ALLY Project

April 23, 2013

Intro by National Alliance for Media Arts and Culture  (NAMAC): Oftentimes, we think of impact as something that is measured subsequent to an event or intervention of significance. But Eliaichi Kimaro suggests, in this artsENGAGE post, that impact is also valuable research for designing that particular intervention. Eli is the director of […]

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