POV

Behind the Lens: Off and Running

Clip: Season 23 Episode 11 | 10m 38s

Filmmaker Nicole Opper and producer Sharese Bullock talk about "Off and Running," a coming-of-age tale about Avery Klein-Cloud, a teenage adoptee with who lives in Brooklyn with two Jewish moms and two adopted brothers. The film follows her search for her birth family and her identity.

Aired: 09/06/10

Rating: TV-PG

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Major funding for POV is provided by PBS, The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts and the Wyncote Foundation. Additional funding comes from The John S. and James Knight Foundation, Nancy Blachman and David desJardins, Bertha Foundation, Reva & David Logan Foundation, Open Society Foundations, Chicago Media Project, Lefkofsky Family Foundation, Sage Foundation, New York State Council on the Arts, New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, Ann Tenenbaum and Thomas H. Lee and public television viewers. POV is presented by a consortium of public television stations, including KQED San Francisco, WGBH Boston and THIRTEEN in association with WNET.ORG.