Atlantic Shorts Program 3


Waiting in the Street
Young folk singer-songwriter Isaak Bonk navigates the tumultuous music scene of Toronto, working to make a name for himself through his poetic songs while furthering a family legacy of artistry.

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Director:  Shane Pendergast
Country:  Canada
Province:  PE
Language:  English
Runtime:  15 minutes
 



Squeaky Wheels
Alex Peeler and Vicky Levack are both passionate disability advocates who are actively involved in their local communities. Unhappy with their current living situations, they decide to partner up on an online documentary to spread awareness about the ongoing accessible housing crisis.

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Directors:  Alex Peeler, Chris DeVanney
Country:  Canada
Province:  NS
Language:  English
Runtime:  7 minutes
 



Art is My Life
Team Possible is a group of artists with Down Syndrome that meet every Saturday to create together. Through their own voices, Team created a 15-minute animated documentary film on the history of Down Syndrome, on how art impacts their lives and what it means to be a part of a creative community.



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Directors:  Team Possible, Adam Bauld, Will Brewer
Country:  Canada
Province:  NS
Language:  English
Runtime:  16 minutes
 



Queen of Chaos
Some may call her a hoarder, but she calls herself the Queen of Chaos. This film allows a glimpse into Thérèse’s life as she battles with her conflicting needs to both surround herself with things and declutter her apartment.

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Director:  Kaila Bolton
Country:  Canada
Province:  NS
Language:  English
Runtime:  14 minutes
 



SS Atlantic
On April fools 1873 a White Star Liner carrying almost 1000 passengers crashed off the shores of Lower Prospect killing some 560 people. Almost 150 years later local residents share stories passed down through generations about the rescue effort set forth by their ancestors.

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Director:  Christopher DeVanney
Country:  Canada
Province:  NS
Language:  English
Runtime:  15 minutes
 



Wheels of Life
Wheels of Life is a short documentary that covers a single summer day in the lives of three long-term care residents as they enjoy a bit of freedom on an adaptive bicycle built for two.

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Director:  Andrea Cass
Country:  Canada
Province:  NL
Language:  English
Runtime:  9 minutes