Off and Running

Friday, January 29 - Thursday, February 11, 2010

With white Jewish lesbians for parents and two adopted brothers, 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. That 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.

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