Wards of the Crown

Wards of the Crown

This film examines the lives of 4 young people who grew up in the child welfare system. It is also a critical exposé of a system that couldn't meet their needs, as well as a stirring tribute to the strength, courage and resilience of these foster kids.

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  • writer
    Andrée Cazabon
  • director
    Andrée Cazabon
  • director of photography
    Karl Roeder
    Mike Tien
  • cameraman
    Peter Warren
  • sound recordist
    Frédéric Edwards
    Chris Inwood
    Chris Newton
    Simon Paine
    Jerry Turchyn
  • editor
    Richard Millen
    Michel Maltais
  • sound editor
    Wayne Bartlett
  • original music composer
    David Burns
  • research
    Andrée Cazabon
  • narrator
    Andrée Cazabon
  • executive producer
    Robert Charbonneau
  • producer
    Robert Charbonneau
    Claudette Jaiko

  • s2mcleod

    Silencing - arresting - and a scathing indictment against continued contradictions and persistent oppression's in Child Welfare. We must do better. Cazabon and NFB privileged the lived experience and in so doing raise the consciousness of all of us who remain complicit historically and currently.

    s2mcleod, 27 Oct 2016
  • LeahaSchultz

    Thank you to everyone who has supported this film.. Wards of the crown was a very emotional documentary to be apart of but i am glad i got the chance to participate.

    LeahaSchultz, 22 Jan 2014