A Lot Like You

A Film by Eliaichi Kimaro

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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 […]

Andrew Solomon on TED

June 6, 2014

On Monday, I came across this TED talk, but didn’t have time to watch it.  I kept this page open on my desktop all week.  Every time I’d come back to it, I’d think, “Man, I’ve got to listen to this when I have time.” This morning, I had time. […]

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“. […]

One week to go!

January 15, 2013

With just one week to go before A LOT LIKE YOU’s broadcast premiere, it’s getting pretty busy over here!!   We’re excited to be kicking off the fifth season of AfroPoP: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange.  With its focus on contemporary life, art, and pop culture across the African Diaspora, this documentary series is […]

Reel Change takes ALLY to DC (April 28-30)

April 25, 2012

We have been invited to participate in Reel Change: Managing Social Issue Film Campaigns – presented by Working Films and The Fledgling Fund in collaboration with the Center for Social Media.  Thanks to the generous support of our dear friends, Jeff and Jamie Merriman-Cohen, we are able to attend this intensive 3-day workshop that […]

The Burk-Fawcett Bump—Part 1: In the Beginning

October 18, 2011

Connie Burk                                                                 Jake Fawcett This Friday 10/21, the NW Network will be hosting a screening of A Lot […]

Coming soon to a campus near you!!

September 6, 2011

09/07/2011 Announcing new speaker! Eliaichi Kimaro: A Lot Like You We’re happy to announce our representation of filmmaker and gender-violence activist Eliaichi Kimaro.  Her wonderful film, A Lot Like You, and the accompanying lecture A Lot Like You: Culture We Inherit and the Legacies We Choose,  offer an inimitable look […]

Vunjo Girls’ Dormitory Project

August 31, 2011

Earlier this summer, my parents hosted a screening of our film at the Watering Hole in Moshi, Tanzania . All the funds raised went towards the girls’ dormitory construction project at Vunjo Secondary School in our village of Mwika. This seemed like a fitting project for us to support given […]

SIFF Film Inspires Awards for Seattle Non-Profits on “Loving Day”

June 9, 2011

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Connie Burk Tel: 206-568-7777 Email: connie@nwnetwork.org SIFF FILM INSPIRES AWARDS FOR SEATTLE NON-PROFITS ON “LOVING DAY” Seattle filmmakers’ project “A Lot Like You” highlights issues of multiculturalism and violence, prompts recognition for OneAmerica and Refugee Women’s Alliance Immigrant justice organizations OneAmerica and Refugee Women’s Alliance will […]

The Revolution Starts at Home

June 2, 2011

At every screening, concerned viewers ask me whether the living conditions for women in Tanzania have changed.  Are girls still subjected to FGM…are they still being forced into marriage the same way?  The answer to this question is incredibly complex. The truth is, we are all struggling to find ways to end violence in our […]

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