Directed and Produced by
Nicole Opper

Produced by
Sharese Bullock

Written by
Avery Klein-Cloud and Nicole Opper

Executive Producers
Macky Alston and Sandra Itkoff

Director of Photography and Co-Producer
Jacob Akira Okada

Cheree Dillon

Music by
Daniel Bernard Roumain (DBR)

Creative Consultant
Richard Hankin

Consulting Producer
Judith Helfand

Associate Producer
Stephanie Strong

Sound Recorded by
Nicole Opper

Additional Camera
Nicole Opper
Veena Rao
David Sampliner
Vincent Venturella

Assistant Editor
Vincent Venturella

Production Assistants
Britain Hopkins
Jessica Johnson
Darren Lee

Still Photography
Jacob Akira Okada
Robert Chang

Online Editor and Colorist
Peter Heady

Post Production Services
Goldcrest Post Productions

Mix Facility
Soundspace Studios NYC

Sound Design and Mix
Matthew Polis

Production Managers for ITVS
Annelise Wunderlich
Cheryl Hirasa

Programming Manager For ITVS
Karim Ahmad

Legal Services
Shatzkin & Mayer, P.C.

Craft Services
Andrea Sifferman

Reiff & Associates

Nanci Bradshaw

Fiscal Sponsor
Women Make Movies

Title Design
Worlds Away Productions
Victor Barroso

Archival Footage and Photographs Courtesy of the Klein-Cloud Family

Our heartfelt thanks to the Klein-Cloud family for having the strength and generosity to share their story.

Special Thanks
Barbara Abrash
Claire Aguilar
Monte Bailey
Anne Bennett
Elise Bernhardt
Brooklyn Technical High School
Colgate Games
Lisa Collins
Leonard Cox
Alonzo Crawford
Liz Curtis
Delaware State University
Olive Demetrius
Ramona Diaz
Sarah Eggers
Kerry Eleveld
Felix Endara and Docuclub
Jorge Garcia-Spitz
Pearl Gluck
Nick Gottlieb
Firelight Producers Lab
Smokey Forester & Sally Heckel
Thomas Allen Harris
Carlos Holmes
Independent Film Week
Mark Johnson
Julia Keydel
Liz Knauer
Hillary Kolos
Emma Lewzey
Listen Up & Learning Matters, Inc.
Jenny Levison
Lisa Lucas
John Merrow
Peter Miller
Julia Mintz
Tamir Muhammad
Nicole Nash
Eva & Tom Okada
Ann Poppe & Richard Opper
Sam Pollard
Princeton University
Dr. John Raible
Crayton Robey
Oren Rudavsky
Richard Saiz
Larilyn Sanchez
Nancy Schwartzman
Ralph Scott
Talia Shalev
Suzanne Schneider
Kerry Shore
Andrea Sifferman
Pam Slighter
Frederick Smith
Maya Stark
The Empire State Games
The Tribeca Film Fellows
Selly Thiam
Jean Tsien
Basil Tsiokos
Angela Tucker
Charles Vogel
Chris White
The Hannah Senesh Community Day School
Tribeca All Access, a program of the Tribeca Film Institute

News Footage

Additional Music
"Tanse Hora"
Written and Performed by Samuel Thomas

"Just Think of Me"
Written and Performed by
Rafael Klein-Cloud

"Lean Wit It, Rock Wit It"
Written by Maurice Gleaton, Charles Hammond, Robert Lee Hill Jr.
Performed by Dem Franchize Boyz Feat. Peanut & Charlay
Copyright 2006 Virgin Records America, Inc.
Published by EMI April Music Inc.

"Snap Ya Fingaz"
Written by Sean Paul Joseph, Jonathan H. Smith (Lil' Jon), Earl T. Stevens (E-40), Alphonzo Jerome Bailey (Al Kapone)
Performed by Lil John feat. E-40 & Sean Paul
Published by TVT Records, EMI Music Publishing

"Divergence" (feat. Philip Glass)
Written and Performed by Daniel Bernard Roumain (DBR)from the album "Etudes4Violin&Electronix"
Courtesy of Thirsty Ear Recordings

Off and Running is a co-production of Nicole Opper Productions, the Independent Television Service, Inc. (ITVS), American Documentary | POV and the Diverse Voices Project in association with the National Black Programming Consortium (NBPC) with major funding provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.

Executive Producer for ITVS
Sally Jo Fifer

Executive Producer for American Documentary | POV
Simon Kilmurray

Executive Producer for NBPC
Jacquie Jones

Additional funding provided by Foundation for Jewish Culture's Lynn and Jules Kroll Fund for Jewish Documentary Film, The Puffin Foundation

This program was produced by Nicole Opper Productions which is solely responsible for its content.

© 2009 Nicole Opper Productions