TV Review : SMALL AXE ALEX WHEATLE

Sheyi Cole as Alex Wheatle in Alex Wheatle. Photo Credit: Parisa Taghizedeh / Amazon Prime Video. Small Axe

The fourth installment in the SMALL AXE film series by Steven McQueen is ALEX WHEATLE. It’s a true story, told non-chronologically, of Alex, a kid abandoned by his parents. Alex grew up in a children’s home and was subjected to abuse. He finally finds a family of friends in his teenage years (though they do … Read more

TV Review : SMALL AXE MANGROVE

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Amazon Prime recently premiered a new series of films directed and co-written by Steven McQueen (12 Years a Slave) entitled SMALL AXE. The first of these, MANGROVE, is available now. It follows the true story of The Mangrove Nine, a group of Black people arrested during demonstrations against the Metropolitan Police in Notting Hill, Kensington. … Read more

Steve McQueen’s SMALL AXE Premieres November 20 On Amazon Prime Video In The US

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Amazon Prime Video announced today that Small Axe, the highly anticipated anthology series created and directed by Academy Award, BAFTA, and Golden Globe-winning filmmaker Steve McQueen (Hunger, 12 Years A Slave), will premiere on Friday, November 20 with the first film, Mangrove starring Letitia Wright & Shaun Parkes. The four additional films will debut each … Read more