A portrait of a Los Angeles legend, Latina transgender activist and founder of [email protected] Coalition, Bamby Salcedo.

Trailer | 84 min | Feature | LA QUEENCIAÑERA | English, Spanish | Spain

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Shot on the occasion of her 50th birthday, this film follows Bamby Salcedo as she makes plans to throw herself a “Queenciañera” party and reflects on her amazing journey from Guadalajara, Mexico to living as an addict in LA’s Skid Row to winning her first job with the LGBTQIA+ community when she was fresh out of recovery. She started from the bottom, reached for the top, and is still going to this day. Now a nationally and internationally known Latina Transgender activist and founder of the [email protected] Coalition, Salcedo takes the phrase “never give up” to a whole new level. Salcedo is inspiring new generations to get involved in LGBTQIA+ activism, and it’s a good thing because with the recent tremendous backlash against trans people, it is needed more than ever.

Director: Pedro Peira

Writer: Pedro Peira

Producer: Pedro Peira

Executive Producer: Rosario Dawson, Maria Roman

Cast: Bamby Salcedo, Patricia Arquette, Rosario Dawson, Barbara Jacobs