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We at the ALLY Project know that it is n

We at the ALLY Project know that it is not as simple as the world being divided up into ‘good’ and ‘bad’ people. This stuff is complicated. This piece on ‘Quiet Racism’ is a must read. http://ow.ly/iPnEm

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ALLY Blog forwarding…

Hello ALLY allies and blog followers, Just wanted to let you know we’ve updated our A Lot Like You movie website, which now includes a beautifully integrated blog.  So all our blog traffic will be forwarded to our new home: http://alotlikeyoumovie.com/blog/ … Continue reading

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See you in March, Portland!

We are delighted to announce that A Lot Like You has been invited to screen at the 23rd Annual Cascade Festival of African Films.  Our film will be screening as part of Women Filmmakers Week, on Saturday, March 2nd 2013 at … Continue reading

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A correction and an apology…

I’d like to share a correction to our recent post, “A Lot Like You is making PBS History.“ I must apologize for my mistake, as I have recently learned that the National Black Programming Consortium (NBPC) has a history of … Continue reading

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AfroPoP Season 5 Host announcement (from USA Today)…

The Oscar-nominated actress will host ‘AfroPoP: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange.’ (Photo: Black Public Media) STORY HIGHLIGHTS Gabourey Sidibe has a new gig Oscar-nominated actress to host doc series on public TV Show will focus on African-origin pop culture Gabourey Sidibe … Continue reading

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the power of story…

From Professor at University of Arizona (Tucson): A Lot Like You showed at the University where I teach last February. Today [Dec] I spoke with a student who, without provocation, indicated that this movie changed her life. That filmmaker showed me … Continue reading

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Kind words from our partner org, NAMSO…

We’re excited to be partnering with National Association of Mixed Student Organizations (NAMSO), a national clearinghouse of resources, information and events for mixed-race student organizations across the US.    NAMSO is helping to connect our film with college/university audiences across the … Continue reading

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ALLY opens Seattle Asian American Film Festival

We’re so honored that A LOT LIKE YOU has been selected to be the Opening night feature of the Seattle Asian American Film Festival!!  Our film will be screening at the Wing Luke Museum on Friday, January 25 at 7pm, … Continue reading

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A word from our Producer/Editor/Writer

Being a part of this amazing project for 7 years now, there are many topics that have made an impact on me.  But the strongest is a heightened appreciation for the power of sharing one’s story. I had the extreme … Continue reading

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ALLY Review in Ricepaper

Thank you, Julia Park, for this moving review of our screening at Vancouver Asian Film Festival this past weekend (and for the only shot I have of Lucy joining me for the post-screening Q&A). I’m passing through a road I … Continue reading

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