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

“We Are the Pillar of Something New”: Steve McQueen, John Boyega and Letitia Wright on the Emotional Journey to Spotlight Black British Life in ‘Small Axe’

The director and actors discuss their film anthology about London’s West Indian community and embracing their power amid Hollywood’s racial reckoning: “I don’t care about trying to mesh in with the system in order to secretly work it.” John Boyega was in his first year at the University of Greenwich when he received what he considered a sign from God. During his film studies class, … Continue reading “We Are the Pillar of Something New”: Steve McQueen, John Boyega and Letitia Wright on the Emotional Journey to Spotlight Black British Life in ‘Small Axe’