About Through Darcelle's Eyes

Walter Cole, aka Darcelle XV, is the oldest living performing drag queen in the West Coast’s longest running drag show. She’s won a Guinness World Record and a regional Emmy for her vivacious shows that showcase humor, glitz, and yes, even a pair of bedazzled, glowing chaps  for her performance of Glen Campbell’s Rhinestone Cowboy!

At 87 years old, Darcelle shows no signs of slowing down. She continues to wow audiences with her weekly performances, and advocacy for the LGBTQIA community is always part of the mix. Such work is nothing new for Darcelle, who has been an integral part of the gay-rights movement in Portland since it began.

“Through Darcelle’s Eyes” will introduce audiences to the life and journey of a legendary performer who braved discrimination and never backed down.  Our 360 documentary will showcase interviews with Darcelle, performance footage, and creatively staged animations of Portland's past.  Our hope for this film is simple: preserve and honor the history of one of America's most cherished performers, the one and only Darcelle XV.

A whole new world of entertainment awaits the viewer of "Through Darcelle's Eye's." Be prepared to laugh, cry, and have your perspective opened wider than ever before.

Darcelle XV


Film Festivals & Screenings

Darcelle XV

If you would like to host a private screening please contact Brad@360Labs.net for more information!

Our first public screening raised $200 for Camp KC - a free summer camp organized by Cascade Aids Project for children affected and living with HIV.

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