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Nicole Opper in Off and Running

Off and Running

2009 NR

African American teen Avery Klein-Cloud has white Jewish lesbian parents, an older Puerto Rican brother and a younger Korean brother. As she tries to contact her biological mother, Avery risks alienating the adoptive family she's always loved. Examining the complexities of race, identity and family, filmmaker Nicole Opper's compelling documentary follows Avery as she wrestles with the consequences of researching her roots.