First Cut

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Who is First Cut?

First Cut is the YouTube channel of Andres Cabrera, Robert Butler and Sabrina Ramirez where they celebrate their love of film. Every week they do deep dive into director’s filmographies discussing their social and political themes. Their goal is to shine a light on diverse voice and highlight the social impact of film.

The Meaning Of” Black Cinema

First Cut LIVE

Black Lives Matter Fundraiser

The crew talks #BlackLivesMatter, RB3 addresses the outrage, and more. They also welcome singer/songwriter Eiress to perform her song “Mornings”

Movie Review

Be Water

Rejected by Hollywood, Bruce Lee returned to Hong Kong to complete four films. Charting his struggles in two worlds, BE WATER explores questions of identity and representation through rare archive, intimate interviews, and his writings.

Netflix Roulett

Is MALCOLM X the best biopic ever? 

Cade & RB3 discuss the Spike Lee masterpiece MALCOLM X.

Josh Trank Interview

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