Queen of Diamonds

(35mm/77 min/1991)

Filmed on location in Las Vegas, QUEEN revolves around the life of an alienated blackjack dealer. Starring Tinka Menkes as the intense, damaged dealer, the film examines the desolation of daytime Vegas in a film that was named one of the Year’s Ten Best by the Los Angeles Times, Film Comment, The Atlanta Art Papers and numerous other periodicals.

Premiered at Sundance in dramatic competition. Produced with support from the National Endowment of the Arts, the AFI Independent Filmmaker Award, and two Western Regional Media Arts Fellowships.