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Small Axe

2020 ‧ Drama ‧ 1 season
7.9/10 · IMDb 97% · Rotten Tomatoes
An anthology of stories capturing the experiences of London's West Indian community between 1969 and 1982.
First episode date: November 15, 2020
Final episode date: December 13, 2020
Program creator: Steve McQueen
Network: BBC One
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Small Axe is a British anthology film series, created and directed by Steve McQueen. The anthology consists of five films that tell distinct stories about ...
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Original release: 15 November –; 13 December 2020
Executive producers: Steve McQueen; Tracey Scoffield; David Tanner; Lucy Richer; Rose Garnett
Producers: Anita Overland; Mike Elliot
Genre: Drama
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Why is Small Axe called Small Axe?
The anthology's title comes from an African proverb popularised in Jamaica and the West Indies by Bob Marley's 1973 song of the same name which features the lyrics “If you are the big tree, we are the small axe.” It essentially means that even the mighty can be brought down small, but sustained action.
Will there be a season 2 of Small Axe?
The BBC told Express.co.uk in a comment how while there were currently no plans for a second season, they would be open to the idea. Senior drama commissioner and executive producer Lucy Richer said: “'We couldn't be prouder of Small Axe. “It was originally conceived as a stand-alone collection of films for BBC One.
What is the movie Small Axe about?
Small Axe is a collection of five original films by Steve McQueen set from the late 1960s to the mid 1980s that tell personal stories from London's West Indian community, whose lives have been shaped by their own force of will despite rampant racism and discrimination. New film every Friday from Nov 20-Dec18.
Is Small Axe on Amazon Prime?
Small Axe is a British anthology film series, created and directed by Steve McQueen. ... The series premiered on 15 November 2020 on BBC One in the United Kingdom and on 20 November 2020 on Amazon Prime Video in the United States.
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Small Axe is based on the real-life experiences of London's West Indian community and is set between 1969 and 1982.Small Axe is based on the real-life ...
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Nov 9, 2020 · If you are the big tree, we are the small axe.” - Jamaican proverb. Small Axe is a collection of ...
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Posted: Nov 9, 2020
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Based on the real-life experiences of London's West Indian community between 1969 and 1982. Creator: Steve McQueen. Starring: John Boyega, Amarah-Jae St ...

TV Network: MULTI
Premiere Date: Nov 20, 2020
Nov 13, 2020 · In 'Small Axe,' Steve McQueen Explores Britain's Caribbean Heritage ... The director's ambitious anthology series for Amazon and the BBC is his ...
Dec 11, 2020 · When the British filmmaker Steve McQueen conceived the five films he collectively named “Small Axe,” he could not have foreseen the ...
But it makes its point clearly. Small Axe is not a sentimental portrait of a bygone time; it's an act of revolution. Together, these characters ...
Duration: 1:16
Posted: Dec 8, 2020
Dec 13, 2020 · In any year, Steve McQueen's “Small Axe” would be a historic achievement. But in 2020, amid a worldwide reckoning on racial injustice while ...
Jun 3, 2021 · “Small Axe” marked the director's first series release, meaning it's the first time there's been no barrier to his work — no ticket cost, no ...