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Angie: Tales of Determination

Directed by Christopher Darton

Documentary | 33 minutes | Canada | 2021 | English


Born with multiple congenital birth defects, the most noticeable being the limb difference of her right arm and hand, Angie was always encouraged by her parents to do whatever she sets her to. The word "cant'" doesn't exist in her vocabulary. After being diagnosed with breast cancer and completing her treatment, Angie decided to live out her dream to start riding a motorcycle with one hand. "It was always something that I would do one day. When faced with your own mortality, you realize that one day might never come."

Angie is a force. Overcoming everything that stands in her way and exuding a personality and propensity to help others by sharing her story. Embraced by the motorcycle community, riding changed Angie’s life introducing her to a whole new family, one who accepted her based solely on who she is.

Director Bio

Chris Darton (director, camera, producer, editor) is an award winning Indigenous writer and Independent filmmaker who has a Bachelor’s Degree in Indigenous Studies from Laurentian University as well as studying Illustration and graduating in Film at Sheridan College.

Chris has produced, directed, shot, and edited two feature length documentary films for his production company Blues Harp Productions: ‘The Way We Was: The Story of the Kendall Wall Band’ and ‘Hard Working Man: The Music and Miracles of Danny Brooks’. In 2019 he completed the short documentary ‘The Essence of Goodness: The Harold Axtell Story’ and in 2020 Chris produced and directed the short documentaries ‘At the Brink: A Personal View of Suicides Over Niagara Falls’ and ‘Angie: Tales of Determination.’

Chris also produced the award winning music video/mini horror film ‘Halloween Baby’ for veteran Canadian rockers Bobnoxious as well as ’37% Pure Evil.’ Chris is also a producer on Project Cold Days and the upcoming documentary feature Segara Gunung and an Associate Producer on The Abominations of Frankenstein and Guns of Eden.

Currently he is at work on his first non-documentary feature film, The Damnation of Dracula.


Directed by

Christopher Darton

Produced by

Angie Sandow, Christopher Darton


Angie Sandow, Mohsen Behravesh, Sid Butler, John Consentini, David DeRocco, Shaun Hurtubise, Diane Jankovics, Steve Kettles, Todd Topper, Dave Trzebinski, Ed Vanrossum, Lloyd Walsh, Brett Wettläufer


Christopher Darton


Christopher Darton, Wes Gouthro, Mikael Kantomaa,

Written by

List of writers

Music & Sound

Guitar Mikey, Lefty and the Goons,


Angie Sandow is an inspirational speaker, musician, writer, and avid motorcyclist. She has brought together her passion for riding and sharing her personal life story in hopes of helping others.

Website | Book Angie to speak at your event

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