Lunenburg Doc Fest proudly presents VIEWFINDERS films from the Atlantic Film Festival at this year’s LDF Youth Workshop Showcase. Viewfinders presents the best in regional, national and international films for youth. The festival tackles issues from multiculturalism and community to sustainability and creativity. Admission to the screening is free for all ages.


The following films will screen with FREE ADMISSION and in conjunction with Lunenburg Doc Fest’s Youth Workshop Showcase on Sunday, Sept 25 at 1pm.

Is Gaming a Sport

Is Gaming a Sport, asks the opinions of different people if playing video games, both
professionally and recreationally, is considered a sport.

Director: Ethan Johnston
Cinematographer: Ajanth Kapilan

Class of 2016

Class of 2016 was originally created to be a digital yearbook for the students at Charles P
Allen High School in Bedford, Nova Scotia. However, countless interviews later it
became an honest look at growing up and a heartfelt reflection on high school as being so
much more than four classes and a lunch break.

Director: Meagan Brown & Yael Gazit


A year in the making, 2015 shows everything that happened to the filmmaker in the year
2015 including amazing trips and great times with friends and family.

Director: Andrew Willison

Manta Ray

Manta Ray tells the story of a species at risk. Dramatic images and an emotional score
help challenge viewers to consider their relationship to nature and the importance of
creating awareness for endangered species.

Director: Michael Byrne

Water Boy

A young boy has been given the role of the “waterboy” to the Senior Boys Basketball
Team. This film shows his admiration of the older basketball players, and how this job
has not only positively impacted him, but also the players on the team.
Director: Sawyer Bailly

Cinematographer: Laura McKinnon
Music by Natalie Berry


Join us for these amazing films!

Special thanks to Festival Partner Atlantic Film Festival for the opportunity to share youth films and celebrate the next generation of filmmakers at Lunenburg Doc Fest.

Click HERE for the full festival lineup