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Title Off and running [downloadable video] : an American coming of age story
Publisher [United States] : First Run Films : Made available through hoopla, 2010
 
 
Descript 1 online resource (1 video file (ca. 76 min.)) : sd., col
Performer(S) Participants: Avery Klein-Cloud, Tova Klein, Travis Cloud, Zay-Zay Klein-Cloud, Rafi Klein-Cloud
Credits Directed by Nicole Opper
Summary With white Jewish lesbians for parents and two adopted brothers - one mixed-race and one Korean - Brooklyn teen Avery grew up in a unique and loving household. But when her curiosity about her African-American roots grows, she decides to contact her birth mother. This choice propels Avery into her own complicated exploration of race, identity, and family that threatens to distance her from the parents she's always known. She begins staying away from home, starts skipping school, and risks losing her shot at the college track career she had always dreamed of. But when Avery decides to pick up the pieces of her life and make sense of her identity, the results are inspiring. Off and Running follows Avery to the brink of adulthood, exploring the strength of family bonds and the lengths people must go to become themselves
Note Digital content provided by hoopla
Audience Not rated
Tech Details Mode of access: World Wide Web
Subject African American teenage girls -- New York (State) -- New York -- Biography
Adopted children -- New York (State) -- New York -- Biography
Lesbian mothers -- New York (State) -- New York
Alt Author Opper, Nicole. Author of screenplay. Producer. Director.
Bullock, Sharese. Producer.
Klein-Cloud, Avery
hoopla digital
ISBN/ISSN 720229914253
Music # MWT10023666

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