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Steve McQueen Turning ‘Small Axe’ Series Into Five Movies Dedicated to George Floyd

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Jun 4th, 2020
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Steve McQueen Turning 'Small Axe' Series Into Five Movies Dedicated to George Floyd

Steve McQueen is providing an update on his Small Axe series.

What originally was supposed to be an anthology TV series will now be five feature films, IndieWire reports.

The five movies will be titled Lovers Rock, Mangrove, Alex Wheatle, Education, and Red, White and Blue.

The five films of Small Axe tell “personal stories about London’s West Indian community from the late-1960’s to mid-1980’s. The title is derived from an African proverb, which has resonance throughout the Caribbean, ‘if you are the big tree, we are the small axe.’ This was made popular by …

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