A Lot Like You

A Film by Eliaichi Kimaro

Category Archives: Video

TEDxSeattle – Why the World Needs Your Story

January 24, 2017

I’m excited to share that the video of my TEDxSeattle talk is FINALLY live!!! When I started working on this talk in July, I couldn’t have imagined how vulnerable I would feel, delivering what now seems like a timely counter narrative to a packed McCaw Hall, just 2 weeks after […]

I break for art…

November 30, 2015

Apologies for the extended absence.  There’s been lots going on over here, and we’ll have some exciting updates in the very near future…plus some longer blog posts about our summer in Tanzania. But for now, I just wanted to drop in to share some exciting news.  My daughter Lucy Lu (age […]

Phenom Convo w/Zadie Smith & Chimimanda Ngozi Adichie

March 19, 2014

It’s been 4 hours, and I’m still buzzing from live tweeting this truly PHENOMENAL conversation between Zadie Smith and Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie — about fiction/prose, identity, class, strong women, global mixed race experience, global blackness (being “the good black” vs. African American), retaining agency in interracial relationships, African fashionistas, trauma, Black hair, […]


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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

global views

November 14, 2011

I don’t know about you, but I’m an absolute Sucker for site stats! It’s simply amazing to see how far  and fast information can spread. Check out all the countries where our trailer’s been viewed since we uploaded it this summer…

expectations vs reality

November 10, 2011

In Dec 2009, I talked with Susan McCabe (Voice of Vashon) about the new direction our film was taking.  In this clip, we consider the gap between the film I set out to make vs. what I discovered while filming in Tanzania… A Lot Like You is playing 8pm tonight […]

Eliaichi Kimaro at WSCADV annual conference

September 28, 2011

  ‎09/21/2011: I was fortunate enough to deliver the closing keynote at the annual conference of the WA State Coalition Against Domestic Violence. I’m so grateful to have this opportunity to reflect on this film’s journey, and the power of story to shape our worlds…as individuals and as a movement…

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