NASTY BABY is a drama film written, directed by and starring Chilean filmmaker Sebastián Silva (The Maid) alongside Kristen Wiig and Tunde Adebimpe. The film premiered at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival and was screened in the Panorama section of the 65th Berlin International Film Festival, where it was named winner of the Teddy Award for best LGBT-themed feature film.
The plot centers on a Brooklyn couple, Freddy (Silva) and his boyfriend Mo (Adebimpe), who are trying to have a baby with the help of their best friend, Polly (Wiig). The trio navigate the idea of creating life while confronted by growing harassment from a menacing local known as “The Bishop” (Reg E. Cathey). As things take a dark turn, their joyous pursuit of parenthood is suddenly clouded.