The film is also getting a small theatrical release later this month, if you are going to be around NY or LA. Athena, as leader of her herd, anticipates the coming dry season and knows there are lean times ahead. When the waterholes dry up, she has no choice but to take her family on a treacherous journey across even more foreboding African landscapes.
Featuring music by Alex Heffes, and narration by Chiwetel Ejiofor.
This looks like your typical inspiring animal doc usually shown at science museums. Official trailer (+ poster) for Mark Deeble & Victoria Stone doc The Elephant Queen, from You Tube:Embark on an epic journey of love, courage and coming home. Join Athena, the majestic matriarch of an elephant herd, as she is forced to lead her family across the unforgiving African savanna in search of more water.
This family-friendly adventure film is a cinematic love letter to a threatened species. Narrated by Chiwetel Ejiofor, The Elephant Queen won the Cinema for Peace International Green Film Award of the Year.