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The Skin Between Us: A Memoir of Race, Beauty, and Belonging: Screening: A Lot Like You : Thurs Nov 3rd

A Lot Like You : Screening

Nov 3 (Thurs):

A Lot Like You, screening: 10:00 Classroom C200

A film by Eliaichi Kimaro ; Directed by by Eliaichi Kimaro ; Written and Produced by Eliaichi Kimaro and Eric Frith.

 

A Lot Like You takes us on a personal journey into the most vulnerable corners of a family history spanning generations and continents. This layered documentary starts with a familiar exploration of mixed-race identity as the narrator searches for her roots, but brings the discussion to surprising levels of personal and political self-awareness.

Fresh and inspired, tender and uncommonly smart, A Lot Like You triumphs as an exemplary work of first-person documentary for the 21st century.

-2012 San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival
Jury PrizeBest Documentary Award

 

Tender, intellectual, and reflective, director/writer Eliaichi Kimaro explores her intricate identity as a Tanzanian-Korean mixed-race, first-generation American in her award-winning documentary.  A LOT LIKE YOU lodges a personal lens to the perception of postcolonial and immigrant histories, confidently and sincerely bringing out the conversation between the individual, family and culture.

-Asian American International Film Festival
Audience Choice Award, Best Documentary Feature

 

This story, which borders on a legend, will touch everyone’s heart, regardless of gender, colour, personal history and social condition: the most optimistic of the films we’ve seen.

-Montreal International Black Film Festival
Jury PrizeBest Documentary Feature Award

 

For more information: http://alotlikeyoumovie.com/

A Lot Like You : Trailer

A lot like you; a film by Eliaichi Kimaro ; directed by by Eliaichi Kimaro ; written and produced by Eliaichi Kimaro, Eric Frith.

Call Number: Media DT 443.3 .W33 L6855 2012

For more information: http://alotlikeyoumovie.com/

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