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Friday, July 19, 2019

Nelly Queen Invited to Participate in QFilm Festival



Exciting news from the producers of the film Nelly Queen: The Life and Times of Jose Sarria, the film has been invited to be a part of the opening night of the Long Beach QFilm Festival on Sept 5. Though the film is not fully complete the QFilm Festival is very excited to include it and wants to assist in the final funding for its completion. Watch for more information on the details to purchase tickets yet to come.

This film was Mama Jose's dying wish to be completed, will not only honor Jose but will also shine a light on the ICS Courts as a huge part of her legacy. At present the following Courts have donated to the film and are listed in the film's credits: NYC, LA, Washington DC, Denver, San Diego, Orange County, Lexington, Sacramento, San Antonio, Surrey, BC and organizations International Court Council, Emerald Kingdom, Jose Sarria Foundation along with many individual sponsors listed on our donors page. We thank them all for your support and ask for your assistance in getting the funal push for post production funding.

If you want to be listed as a donor in the credits for the Long Beach Qfilm Festival screening, the producers need a commitment no later than Monday, 7-22 as they have to lock this film version for the festival. Please contact us for more information on this. 


Saturday, June 22, 2019


Nelly Queen: The Life & Times of Jose Sarria (new trailer)

We are pleased to release this new trailer of Nelly Queen focused on Jose during  WW2 and how that prepared him to lead the fight for equality. The film is nearly complete, but we need your help to meet our timeline of premiering the film in March 2020. If you want to help get it across the finish line, view the trailer and contribute today.

https://vimeo.com/343876984/a451a44de2

Monday, June 25, 2018

Nelly Queen Trailer Released

We are please to release the trailer to the film Nelly Queen: The Life & Times of Jose Sarria. We hope you can join us on June 29 at 7pm it the West Hollywood City Council Chambers for the free screening.

https://vimeo.com/276303201/e7feb56e7d

Nelly Queen Screening


The Imperial Courts of Los Angeles/Hollywood and Orange County invite you to a screening of Nelly Queen: The Life & Time of Jose Sarria on June 29th at 7pm in the West Hollywood City Council Chambers, located at 625 N Vincente Blvd, West Hollywood, CA.

Nelly Queen is part of the City of West Hollywood Arts Division’s One City One Pride LGBTQ Festival and was supported in part by West Hollywood’s Weho Arts Program, the International Court System, the National LGBTQ Task Force, the Jose Sarria Foundation, and the Imperial Courts of Los Angeles/Hollywood, Foundation, The Emerald Kingdom, Lexington, Orange County, San Diego, Denver, Washington D.C., Sacramento and New York City.