STK-ID 32076

In Montreal, various shots of children walking to school singly and in groups, being assisted across an intersection by a crossing guard, entering a schoolyard. Shot of children stepping down from a city bus. Several shots of children arriving, standing in a schoolyard, as seen through the wire fence surrounding the yard. PAN of a row of bicycles, TILT UP to school buildings, a child looking out of a window. Shot of children coming to school in the rainy November weather. Shots of a rain-wet schoolyard, boys and girls standing. CUs of faces, very little movement. Shot through a fence of children moving away from the camera, entering a school building. Shots of children running to school, entering at the last minute. Various exterior shots of a modern school building, students with hands raised up and a teacher dimly seen through the windows.


Excerpt from
The Invention of the Adolescent
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Video Disk, Digital Bétacam, Reel 16 mm
Shooting format
16mm b&w comp. orig. neg, 16mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486