A Lot Like You

A Film by Eliaichi Kimaro

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Jury Duty: SIFF 2012 Shorts

May 30, 2012

On Memorial Day, we three Jurors met for the first time at the McMenamin’s on Queen Anne.  Anna Sampers is an award-winning filmmaker and has been the Shorts Programs curator for the Milwaukee Film Festival for the past three years.  Alonso Duralde is the film critic for The Wrap/Reuters and has written about […]

A Year Ago Today…

May 24, 2012

A Lot Like You had its World Premiere at Seattle International Film Festival on May 24, 2011.  SIFF rolled out the red carpet for the event.  The beautiful Landmark Harvard Exit theater erupted in applause when we invited Mama Kimaro to join us onstage for the post-screening Q&A.  Then the […]

ALLY is SIFF ’11 Top Ten Audience Pick!!

June 12, 2011

Artwork by Hilary Painter, from Ms. Mackoff’s Women’s Lit Class @ Roosevelt HS…   Best Documentary Golden Space Needle Award To Be Heard, directed by Roland Legiardi-Laura, Amy Sultan, Deborah Shaffer, Edwin Martinez (USA, 2010) First runner up: Being Elmo: A Puppeteer’s Journey, directed by Constance Marks (USA, 2011) Second […]

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 […]

SiffTV – Producer/Composer Pete Droge of A LOT LIKE YOU

June 8, 2011

Sharon Conner (HBO) sits down with Pete to discuss all things music.  I believe his is the only composer interview.   You can see the full interview here…SiffTV – Seattle International Film Festival – Producer/Composer Pete Droge of A LOT LIKE YOU.

our Loving Day screening…

June 7, 2011

Our upcoming SIFF screening: Sunday, June 12th  at 1pm @ Admiral Theater (W Seattle)  SIFF tickets for A Lot Like You are on sale now. June 12th is also known as “Loving Day,” named after the landmark 1967 Supreme Court case, Loving v. Virginia, which legalized interracial marriages in the US.  This Sunday will […]

ALLY in Seattle Woman Magazine (June 2011)

May 30, 2011

Earlier this month, I read in the NY Times that for the first time, four films by women directors were in competition for the coveted Palme d’Or at this year’s Cannes.  So I was especially delighted when, later that same day, I learned that Seattle Woman Magazine was interested in profiling local women […]

SiffTV – Seattle International Film Festival – Director Eli Kimaro

SiffTV – Seattle International Film Festival – Director Eli Kimaro. I had the pleasure of sitting down to talk with the fabulous Sharon Conner (SIFFtv/HBO), and enjoyed having the opportunity to reflect on our process of finding the story.    We did a pretty good job of covering our 8-year journey in 8 minutes!!  See for yourself…

Moving Picture Network — A Lot Like You

May 27, 2011

Reviewed by Christy Karras (from the 2011 Seattle International Film Festival) Directed by: Eliaichi Kimaro Written by: Eliaichi Kimaro and Eric Frith Featuring: Eliaichi Kimaro, Sadikiel Kimaro, Young Kimaro, Awonyisa Ngowe and Ndereriosa Shao Creating a documentary often involves long journeys down twisting paths that may change as they go. […]

Audience reviews — Zheng

May 25, 2011

A very personal journey, May 25, 2011 By justzheng  Seattle local Eliaichi Kimaro, born half-Tanzanian-half-Korean, went to Tanzania to find a deeper understanding of her paternal root. During her several years of filming, however, the focus shifted to somewhere else… and then to somewhere totally unexpected, when the issue of […]

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