Directed By Aicha Cherif
Cut tells the story of female genital mutilation survivors. At age 15, Aicha Cherif found out that every single women in her family had undergone FGM at a young age. Aicha's mother in a brave move sent Aicha to America so she wouldn't undergoing FGM as an infant.
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Aicha Cherif is a documentary filmmaker and activist. She is currently a junior in High School. Aicha is a film fellow for Tribeca Film Institute 2017-18. She has worked closely with the Lower East Side Girls club media department to produce films that empower women. Aicha is interested in ending FGM and community building.