Small Axe (TV Mini-Series)

A collection of five powerful, relevant historical-snapshot films from Steve McQueen set in the 1960’s-80’s, Axe finds magisterial storytelling & directorial elegance in celebrations of black joy/artistry and indictments of institutional racism and police brutality. 9.5/10.

Plot Synopsis: Based on the real-life experiences of London’s West Indian community between 1969 and 1982, a collection of five mini-films from Academy Award-winning director Steve McQueen.

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