Donate to the film

Donate to the film
Make a tax deductible donation today

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

What is Nelly Queen?

What is Nelly Queen?
Nelly Queen: the Life and Times of Jose Sarria is a feature documentary on the life of Jose Sarria, the first openly gay American to run for public office in 1961. The drag cabaret performer was an early and leading champion for equality for the homosexuals in San Francisco 15 years before Stonewall. The 90-minute documentary revolves around personal footage taken by Sarria’s close friend and Executive Producer, Joe Castel, spanning 23-years from 1992 to 2013.