Aug
7
2015

Thursday August 6th 2015 : Second Breakfast on JOY 949. Sonja Hammer has the wonderful and talented Sebastian Silva, actor, artist and film maker in the studio LIVE for the Second Breakfast talking about his latest film the independent and ‘queer’ genre movie Nasty Baby now screening at the Melbourne International Film Festival 2015! 

Nasty Baby has had rave reviews and has won prestigious awards like the Teddy Award for best LGBT-themed feature film at this years Panorama section of the 65th Berlin International Film Festival !

Below Left to Right: Kristen Wiig, Tunde Adebimpe, Alia Shawkat and Sebastian Silva at the Sundance Film Festival 2015

Nasty Baby The Hollywood Reporter

It has one more screening left here in Melbourne Saturday the 8th at 4pm, don’t miss out!

It’s been described thus :“Nasty Baby” manages to challenge notions of violence, morality, innocence, parenthood, and responsible child-rearing with a keen disregard for audience expectations. By shattering genre conventions, Silva subverts traditional perspectives on modern adulthood and finds no easy answers in the process. Indiewire.com whole review here 

Nasty Baby Movie Poster

Sebastian talks to Sonja about his experiences as a film maker and the perceptions and assumptions people have about what is ‘gay’ or ‘queer’ cinema. He talks race and gender stereotypes and what is was like working with people like Kristen Wiig ( Bridesmaids (both 2011), Girl Most Likely (2013),The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (2013), the animated Despicable Me film series and The Skeleton Twins (2014)) and Gaby Hoffman ( Lyle, Transparent, Girls and Crystal Fairy and The Magic Cactus).

Sebastian chats about some of his earlier films including The Maid (2008) Magic Magic ( 2013 ) and Crystal Fairy and The Magic Cactus ( 2013) Click on titles for MIFF session times for these films in the Sebastian Silva Retrospective NOW ON at MIFF 2015!

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Oh, and he manages to keep his shirt on too during the whole interview!

Listen to this funny and hilarious and gifted, hard working film maker on the Second Breakfast!