Follow Dianne Whelan as she films her new adventure film, an homage to forgotten spirits, an ecological pilgrimage and a modern day Canterbury Tales. A 23,000 km journey where story has no boundaries.
written by Ann Verrall (co-producer/co-director) When Dee first asked me to be involved in 500 Days it was to do some filming for 3 days in Nova Scotia when passed through on the trail. Now
Animikii means thunderbird in Ojibwe. In their mythology they are eagles with supernatural power and strength who fight the underwater spirits. So it seemed a sign of good fortune that thunder shook the sky four
Lake Superior Water Trail. I arrived into Thunder Bay at 2:40am. There was no moon. No stars. But there was a fire. An ancient beacon lit by a friend so I could find my way.