Seldom Screened Cinema Series 2013 - Off and Running

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The Blair-Caldwell African American Research Library presents the Seldom Screened Cinema: Identity: Perception, Social Misconception and Self-Determination. This years film series focuses on the many aspects of identity in the African American community and how identity is shaped by internal and external forces. The series will begin Monday, October 21st and will continue on Mondays until December 9th with a special wrap up conversation with Dr. Brenda Allen, Associate Vice Chancellor for Diversity, University of Colorado at Denver.
For more information, visit http://aarl.denverlibrary.org/events_exhibits/index.html.

Off and Running (2010)
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. 78 mins, Unrated

Questions? Please contact the Blair-Caldwell Library at 720-865-2401 or email blairstaff@denverlibrary.org.

Seldom Screened Cinema Series 2013 - Off and Running