The Velvet Queen (2022)
The Regal Cinema’s World Cinema series presents the French documentary film The Velvet Queen.
High up on the Tibetan plateau. Amongst unexplored and inaccessible valleys lies one of the last sanctuaries of the wild world, where rare and undiscovered fauna lives.
Vincent Munier, one of the world’s most renowned wildlife photographers takes the adventurer and novelist Sylvain Tesson (In the Forest of Siberia) with him on his latest mission.
For several weeks, they’ll explore these valleys searching for unique animals and try to spot the snow leopard, one of the rarest and most difficult big cats to approach.
This film will be shown in French with English subtitles.
“Powerful hymn to the land of the snow leopard”
The Guardian ★★★★
“The Velvet Queen is quite unlike any other wildlife film”
The Irish Times ★★★★
“Wildlife documentary meets philosophical dissertation in this beautiful French film”
The Times ★★★★