A Lot Like You

A Film by Eliaichi Kimaro

Category Archives: Production Notes

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 […]

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 […]

Bojagi – Unwrapping Korean American Identities

November 16, 2014

While in Chicago, I missed the opening night of the Bojagi: Unwrapping Korean American Identities exhibition at Wing Luke Museum (November 14, 2014 – June 21, 2015). I had the pleasure of serving on the planning committee for this exhibit that “brings together diverse perspectives to explore and challenge what […]

ALLY reaches Ira Glass

May 5, 2014

This day has been a looong time coming… Feeling profoundly grateful I finally had the opportunity to share A Lot Like You (DVD & soundtrack) with Ira Glass. Amidst a crowd, I managed to tell Ira what a pivotal role he played in the making of our film.   In […]

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 […]

Mama Kimaro’s got a new column…

August 11, 2013

For 7 years, Mama Kimaro wrote a weekly column–“Development with Common Sense” for The Daily News, a national Tanzanian newspaper. After taking some time off writing, Mom has resurfaced with another column…this time, a monthly column with the Korea Times!  Here’s the link to her inaugural post, “From the Slopes of Kilimanjaro“. […]

Gates Foundation blog

May 1, 2013

As you know, I am passionate about finding ways to infuse our activism with art (and vice versa), which is why I produce videos for non-profits working to address social justice issues in my off hours… Did you know that domestic violence is the leading cause of homelessness for women […]

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 […]

ALLY featured in JADE Magazine

April 7, 2013

Many thanks to our friends at Jade Magazine (March/April 2013 issue) for taking the time to talk with us about our film journey.   When Eli Kimaro set out to make her first film, little did she know how different it would turn out from her initial idea of capturing her father’s […]

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