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expectations vs reality

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 … Continue reading

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Vashon Beachcomber – Doc lifts veil on generation of abuse…

  A documentary lifts a veil on a generation of abuse By LESLIE BROWN Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber Editor Nov 09 2011 From left, Eric Frith, Pete Droge and Eliaichi Kimaro in Frith’s studio on the west side of Vashon, where … Continue reading

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indieWIRE previews ALLY’s NY screening

indieWIRE’s blog, Shadow and Act, previewed A Lot Like You for its upcoming screening at the African Diaspora International Film Festival in New York on Thursday 12/8. If you’re in town, I will also be speaking on a panel about “Monetizing Independent … Continue reading

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The story behind the story…finally

 On Tue 11/1, Pete, Eric and I sat down with Leslie Brown at the Beachcomber, who tapped into the story that’s been waiting to be told. Together, we reflected on our intense (and ongoing) collaboration on this project…our deeply personal journey to unearth the … Continue reading

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NW Network hosts ALLY screening on 10/21 (Seattle)

Storytelling is a vital path towards social transformation. The NW Network of Bi, Trans, Lesbian, & Gay Survivors of Abuse has been turning silence into stories into social change for nearly 25 years. Join us as we share the story … Continue reading

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ALLY wins Best Documentary in Montreal!

The Best Documentary Feature film award went to Eliaichi Kimaro for A LOT LIKE YOU (Tanzania/U.S.). The jury had this to say about the film: “This story, which borders on a legend, will touch everyone’s heart, regardless of gender, colour, … Continue reading

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Eliaichi Kimaro at WSCADV annual conference

  ‎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 … Continue reading

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