Sexy Baby


World Premiere

USA | 83 MINUTES | English |


Female Director(s), Documentary
These days, sex doesn't just sell, it saturates our culture. In the age of runaway social media and "sexting," raunchy rap songs on pop radio and hardcore pornography at the click of a mouse—what's it like to be a woman? A girl? A teenage boy? Their parents? In their feature documentary debut, directors Jill Bauer and Ronna Gradus follow a trio of characters to reveal the toll all this titillation is taking on America.

Twelve-year-old Winnie is a bright and precocious proto-feminist dividing time between Mom's house and Dad's in New York City, but not long after the bat mitzvah celebration that marks her entry into adulthood, the Lady Gaga-loving youngster starts growing up faster than her parents can handle. Pressured by remarks from her porn-loving boyfriend, 22-year-old Laura is spending thousands on surgery to have a top-shelf "designer vagina." And though she's officially retired from the adult film industry, 32-year-old Nakita Kash is making her living teaching housewives and college girls how to pole dance like a porno pro. If you thought nothing was shocking, Bauer and Gradus' mix of pop media collage and intimate character study will be a surefire conversation starter.


Co-hosted by:

Women Make Movies


Directed by Ronna Gradus and Jill Bauer

Jill Bauer is a Hearst and SPJ award-winning journalist who has written for and edited Esquire, The New York Times, and more. She launched Smart Kid, a national parenting magazine. Ronna Gradus graduated from NYU and was a staff photographer at The Miami Herald, covering several assignments in Cuba and Hurricane Katrina. Sexy Baby is their first film.
Director of Photography
Ronna Gradus
Associate Producer
Daniel Raiffe
Jill Bauer, Ronna Gradus, Brittany Huckabee
Jill Bauer, Ronna Gradus
Brittany Huckabee
Executive Producer
Abigail E. Disney


Sales Agent
Dana O'Keefe
Talent Manager / Sales Agent
Cinetic Media
555 West 25th Street, 4th Floor New York, NY 10001
Phone: 212 204 7979
Technical Contact
Brittany Huckabee
Version One Produtions, Inc.
22 North 6th Street Brooklyn, NY 11211
Phone: 202 904 9579
Sales Agent
Jill Bauer
Two to Tangle Productions
228 West 71st Street, #9F New York, NY 10023
Phone: 305 582 2904
Main Contact
Ronna Gradus
392 Sixth Avenue, #2 Brooklyn, NY 11215
Phone: 917 474 4055