The Cut is a monthly series of nine short films where cultural creators reveal the independent films that have changed their lives and made them think.
Designer Es Devlin started the ball rolling in January 2018, with Professor Brian Cox continuing the run in February. Ben Bailey Smith discussed his cinematic inspirations in March and architect Richard Rogers revealed his thoughts on three classic films in April. In May, fashion designer Bella Freud unveils the films that have influenced her life and work, while this month artist and photographer Juno Calypso delves into the social realism of Andrea Dunbar and the surrealism of Yorgos Lanthimos. Check back here to see more of the great and good unveil their favourite films and why they matter.
The Cut is co-funded with the Creative Europe programme of the European Union