In 2004, Tom Cruise is...The Last Black Panther [click on this image to find a short remix video which exposes some of the common representations of black Africans and African Americans in Hollywood film]
Over the past year, the documentary “A Lot Like You” has been picking up awards at both Asian American and African American film festivals. In search of her roots, a mixed race, first-generation American filmmaker Eliaichi Kimaro traces her father’s footsteps back to Mt. Kilimanjaro where she discovers the beauty and brutality of the life he left behind. Eliaichi Kimaro is a mixed-race, first-generation American with a Tanzanian father and Korean mother.