The World at 10

The World at 10


                                    The World at 10
| 40 min
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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.

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Credits
  • 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
  • researcher
    Tonya Reid
    Aeyliya Husain
  • re-recording mixer
    Lou Solakofski
    Stephan Carrier
  • executive producer
    Sylvia Sweeney
    Silva Basmajian

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