Small Axe Anthology Trailer

If you haven’t seen this series, you should. It is excellent!! ~ V Synopsis: “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 … Continue reading Small Axe Anthology Trailer

The Long Song | PBS MASTERPIECE

This is not just another slave story, but one of “slavery, revolution, freedom, and love” in 19th century Jamaica. ~ Vida This three-part miniseries based on Andrea Levy’s award-winning novel about the end of slavery in Jamaica follows July (Tamara Lawrance, King Charles III), an indomitable, young slave who works on a sugarcane plantation with her detestable mistress, Caroline Mortimer (Hayley Atwell, The Avengers). Their … Continue reading The Long Song | PBS MASTERPIECE