AWFJ Women On Film – “Off and Running” – Cynthia Fuchs reviews

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As the first images of the film emphasize—a series of close-ups that show Avery lacing up her running shoes and zipping up her jacket—she is a track star, hoping for a scholarship to go to college. She’s also a young woman trying to sort out, as she writes to her birth mother, “who I am and where I come from.” Read more>>

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Cynthia Fuchs

Cynthia Fuchs is Film and TV reviews editor at and director of Film & Media Studies and Associate Professor of English, Film & Video Studies, African and African American Studies, Sport & American Culture, and Women and Gender Studies at George Mason University.