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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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Turning to the Past to Envision a Different Future: Family Accountability in Eliaichi Kimaro’s “A Lot Like You”

I’m SO incredibly grateful to Wendy Elisheva Somerson for the depth she brings to this generous, complex, insightful article about our film!! A huge thank you to Wendy and Tikkun magazine for digging deep and taking this conversation to a whole … Continue reading

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Coming soon to a campus near you!!

09/07/2011 Announcing new speaker! Eliaichi Kimaro: A Lot Like You We’re happy to announce our representation of filmmaker and gender-violence activist Eliaichi Kimaro.  Her wonderful film, A Lot Like You, and the accompanying lecture A Lot Like You: Culture We … Continue reading

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Vunjo Girls’ Dormitory Project

Earlier this summer, my parents hosted a screening of our film at the Watering Hole in Moshi, Tanzania .  All the funds raised went towards the girls’ dormitory construction project at Vunjo Secondary School in our village of Mwika.  This seemed … Continue reading

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1 in 3 Tanzanian girls are sexually abused

UNICEF just released a study that found that nearly 1 in 3 Tanzanian girls are sexually abused before the age of 18.  The rate of sexual abuse for boys is approximately 1 in 7. From BBC News: UNICEF official Andy Brooks … Continue reading

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Change comes about one person at a time…

Dad, Vunjo Prinicipal Sia Mosha, my sister Florence, cousin Dalton (Awonyisa’s son) Below is Mom’s account of our first screening in Moshi, Tanzania.  All the funds raised were donated to the girls’ dormitory construction project at Vunjo Secondary School in our village … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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