The recipient of seven honorary doctorates and the Order of Canada, prolific and multi-talented filmmaker Anne Wheeler has been directing and writing for film and television for more than 40 years. Her work has garnered numerous awards and won the hearts and minds of industry peers and audiences alike. While some of her most notable films—Bye Bye Blues, The Diviners, Better Than Chocolate—are dramas, Anne began her career making documentaries. Chi marks her return to the format.
We had a small window of opportunity when Babz could travel and we took it. We couldn't wait, we couldn't plan -- we just followed what was happening now. Yes, it meant that we had to live with the unexpected and the unconventional story twists. But that's life -- which can't be forecasted before the cameras start rolling.
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