Steve McQueen’s Small Axe anthology gets a new trailer

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Ahead of its premiere on Amazon Prime and the BBC later this month, a new trailer has arrived online for Small Axe, the five-film anthology from director Steve McQueen which is inspired by real-life experiences of London’s West Indian Community during the 1960s to 1980s; watch it here…

“If you are the big tree, we are the small axe.” -Jamaican proverb. Small Axe is a collection of five films inspired by real-life events about ordinary people showing courage, belief, and resilience to overcome injustice and achieve something transformative in their West Indian community. The television debut by Academy Award winning director Steve McQueen.

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Small Axe premieres on the BBC on November 15th and on Amazon Prime on November 20th.