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The World at 10

The World at 10

| 40 min

Filmed over a school year, this cinéma vérité documentary shows the changing face of our culturally diverse, inner-city classrooms. It tracks the progress of two 10-year-olds, Mahfuzur and Neola, as they learn about fairness, the consequences of their actions and the realities of life in Canada. Their teacher Ken Scott, having been raised in a single-parent, low-income family himself, has a deep understanding of his students' lives.

The World at 10 was produced as part of the Reel Diversity Competition for emerging filmmakers of colour. Reel Diversity is a National Film Board of Canada initiative in partnership with CBC Newsworld.

  • director
    Aeyliya Husain
  • producer
    Silva Basmajian
  • editor
    Roland Schlimme
  • director of photography
    Naomi Wise
  • sound recordist
    Don Grundsten
  • sound editor
    Barry Gilmore
  • original music composer
    Tom Third
  • documentary script
    Aeyliya Husain
  • production supervisor
    Kemp Archibald
  • technical coordinator
    Mark Wilson
  • additional cinematography
    Aeyliya Husain
    Neville Ottey
    Terry Zazulak
  • additional sound recordist
    Steve McNamee
    Bob Salter
    Peter Sawade
  • researcher
    Tonya Reid
    Aeyliya Husain
  • line producer
    Douglas MacFarlane
  • production coordinator
    Catherine Fletcher
    Sarah James
  • senior production administrative assistant
    Joanne Forrest
  • product manager
    Sue Mander
  • re-recording mixer
    Lou Solakofski
    Stephan Carrier
  • online editor
    Steve Lahey
  • colourist
    Sue Chambers
  • packaging editor
    Colin Campbell
  • editing technician
    Douglas Crawford
    Rob McMahon
    Catherine Scott
  • technical assistant
    Dan Thornhill
  • production assistant
    Roman Hull
    Garth Archibald
  • production stills photographer
    Vincenzo Pietropaolo
  • executive producer
    Sylvia Sweeney
    Silva Basmajian


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