The Cut

  • Original title: The Cut
  • Direction: Ernest José Sorrentino, María Andrés Pérez
  • Production: Ángel Raga Payá
  • Photography: Raúl Navarro
  • Edition: José María Ferrando, Mario Polar
  • Country: Spain
  • Year: 2017
  • Duration: 62'
  • Language: Valencian
  • Estreno valenciano


200 million women live with mutilated genitalia. Muslim and Christi Guardar y salir an women who share a tradition that doesn’t respect human rights. The Cut collects the testimony of women who have suffered female genital mutilation and travels to Kenya to see how education is the key to empowering them, and put an end to a practice that, even today, is carried out in hiding.


Thursday 3 | 17:00 | Octubre CCC
Friday 4 | 18:00 | Col·legi Major Rector Peset
Saturday 5 | 20:00 | Docs a la Plaça

Ernest José Sorrentino (Valencia) studied the degree in audiovisual communication at the University of Valencia (UV). In his professional life he has worked, among other things, as a scriptwriter and executive producer of the film The New York Architect, which was nominated in nine categories at the Goya 2017 Awards.

  • The Cut (2017).
  • El arquitecto de Nueva York (2016).
  • Payá 100 anys donant la llanda (2014).
  • La raya (2013).

  • 2nd DocsValència International Documentary Film Festival (2018).

María Andrés Pérez returned from the degree in audiovisual communication at the University of Valencia (UV) in 2000. Two years later she studied a postgraduate degree in television reporting at the Pompeu Fabra University (UPF) in Barcelona. In 2014 he directed, together with Hugo Domènech Una escola amb vista, two years later he directed and wrote a documentary about the Valencian faults. The Cut (2017) is his last work as a filmmaker.

  • The Cut (2017).
  • Una escola amb vista (2014).
  • Fallas. The Festival of Fire (2016).

  • 2nd DocsValència International Documentary Film Festival (2018).

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