A Lot Like You

A Film by Eliaichi Kimaro

Press Coverage


Seattle Times – Pacific NW Magazine
Seattle Filmmaker Finds Herself in her Tanzanian Family (Tyrone Beason, 1/29/12)

Seattle Times
Cross-Cultural Ties Examined in Documentary (Sarah Stuteville, 1/25/13)

Tikkun Magazine
Turning to the Past to Envision a Different Future (Wendy Elisheva Somerson, 9/8/11)

The Stranger
There and Back Again: Eliaichi Kimaro’s Hard Truths (Lindy West, 1/19/11)

Bitch Magazine
A Lot Like You – Film Review (Wendy Somerson, Spring 2012)

Brown Daily Herald (Brown University)
Filmmaker Discusses Personal History, Identity as Queer Black Woman  (Taneil Ruffin, Feb. 2015)

Educational Media Reviews Online
Film Review | A Lot Like You (Jennifer Dean, Sept. 2013)

Sarasota Film Festival – The Insider
Filmmaker Interview (April 2012)

Collective Eye Film Blog
Interview with Eliaichi Kimaro (August 2013)

Jade Magazine
A Lot Like Us:  A Chat with Eli Kimaro (March/April 2013)

Toronto Film Scene
Film Review | A Lot Like You (William Brownridge, June 2012)

San Bernadino City News
Award-Winning Filmmaker Eliaichi Kimaro Visits Univ of Redlands, Uses Film to Begin Discussion on Culture and Diversity (Hannah Amante, Oct 2013)

Eugene Weekly
Film Review | Celebrated Cinema (Adrian Black, August 2013)

Vashon Beachcomber
A documentary lifts a veil on a generation of abuse (Leslie Brown, 11/9/11)

Seattle Weekly
Out of Africa: A Seattle filmmaker explores her heritage (Brian Miller, 5/18/11))

Schema Magazine
Film Review | A Lot Like You (Caroline Teng, January 2013)

RCC Students See Cultural Share Benefit (Rachel Rodgers, December 2014)

The Knox Student
“A Lot Like You”:  Filmmaker Shares the Personal, Universal (Casey Mendoza, Oct 2013)

Film Review | A Journey Beyond Culture; Into Our Lives (Anaïs Angelo, March 2015)

Rice Paper
Film Review | A Lot Like You (Julia Park, November 2012)

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NPR, Tell Me More with Michel Martin
Tracing Her Tanzanian Roots In ‘A Lot Like You’ (8/2/12, TRT 10:03)


PACIFICA RADIO, Asia Pacific Forum
Finding Family, Identity, and Hard Questions in Tanzania (Michelle Chen, 1/7/2013, TRT 18:33)

BBC WORLD NEWS, Focus On Africa
Filmmaker Eli Kimaro’s shock at Tanzania violence (Leslie Goffe, 12/21/11, TRT 03:58)

NPR, KUOW Presents – Interview with Eli Kimaro
A Lot Like You (Jeremy Richards, 12/19/09, TRT 12:22)

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The High Bar (PBS)
Eliaichi Kimaro:  on Cultural Identity (Warren Etheredge, 4/17/11, TRT 26:48)

Interview with Eli Kimaro, Director of A Lot Like You (Laila Kazmi, 2016)

New Day NW (King5)
Local filmmaker documents emotional search for self
Pete Droge performs; Interview with Eli and Pete (Margaret Larson, 5/23/11, TRT 09:25)

Seattle International Film Festival—Filmmaker Interview
Director Eli Kimaro (Sharon Conner, SIFFtv/HBO, TRT 08:32)

AfroPoP:  Behind the Scenes
Filmmaker interview with Eli Kimaro (National Black Programming Consortium, TRT 03:08)

(Susan McCabe, Voice of Vashon, 12/10/09, TRT 15:14)

Art Zone
(Nancy Guppy, KCTS/Seattle Channel–from ~12:50-15:10)

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