Queen of the Deuce

Queen of the Deuce

25th TiDF: European Premiere

From pre-WWII Greece to her meteoric rise through the Times Square porn circuit in the 1970s, Queen of the Deuce tells the fascinating story of Chelly Wilson, a trailblazing entrepreneur and unconventional matriarch, who built an empire based on desire.

Screening Schedule

No physical screenings scheduled.

Available at the Agora Market TiDF25

Direction: Valerie Kontakos
Script: Valerie Kontakos, Despina Pavlaki
Cinematography: Patrick McGowan, Martina Radwan
Editing: Rob Ruzic
Producers: Valerie Kontakos, Ed Barreveld, Despina Pavlaki
Co-producers: Exile Films, Storyline Entertainment, ERT SA, Channel 8, RTS Radio Télévision Suisse, documentary Channel, Canada Media Fund, Rogers Documentary Fund, Ontario Creates, Greek Film Centre, Creative Europe MEDIA, Jewish Story Partners, Canadian Film Production Tax Credit, OMDC Film Tax Credit, Creative Europe Programme – MEDIA of the European Union
Format: DCP
Color: Color, B/W
Production Country: Greece, Canada
Production Year: 2022
Duration: 78'
Contact: Cinephil (Olivier Tournaud, οlivier@cinephil.com)

Agora Docs in Progress 2019

Valerie Kontakos


1989 A Quality of Light
2006 Who’s on First?
2015 Mana
2022 Queen of the Deuce