Director, Jessie Levandov, tells a simple and subtle story of love in her short “Baby”. Looking deeper, you’ll also find a story about facing fears and breaking comforts.

Production Description and Details

A queer coming-of-age love story that introduces us to the world of Ali, a Dominican-American teenager from the Bronx, on a Saturday afternoon.

Written & Directed by Jessie Levandov
Starring Ali Mian
Produced by Nina Reyes Rosenberg

Ali Mian
Solomon ‘Solo’ Breland
Safiya Durning
Sana Azim
Helen Bauer
Caroline Kempczynski
Rhyheeme ‘Shabazz’ Bell
Rob Locke
Justice Doyle
Camille Cassis
Fruie Cassis
Isaac Burgos
Ebrima Barnett
Adam Barnett

Executive Producers: Nina Reyes Rosenberg & Jessie Levandov
Executive Producer: Sam Howard
Producer: Nina Reyes Rosenberg
Associate Producer: Ali Mian
Director of Photography: José Andrés Cardona
Production Sound: Brennan McVicar
Stills Photography: Orlando Ramos
Production Assistants: Auston Bjorkman & Orlando Ramos
Styling: Auston Bjorkman
Editor: Jessie Levandov
Color Grade: Alan Gordon
Sound Design: Lucas Sanoff
Music Supervisor: Kristin Genovese
Title Design: Kayla Jones

“Baby” by Donnie and Joe Emmerson courtesy of Light in the Attic Records, LLC
“Waves” courtesy of Makaih Beats
“Border Cantina” courtesy of Rick Moors
“Coupe” courtesy of Young Kartz
“Misfits” courtesy of Young Kartz

Special Thanks:
The Marmolejos Barbershop
Adam and Ebrima Barnett

With support from the Made In NY Women’s Film, TV, & Theater Fund by the City of New York Major’s Office of Media and Entertainment in Association with the New York Foundation for the Arts

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