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‘Small Axe’ Trailer: Steve McQueen Unveils Glorious Look at Five-Part Anthology Epic

‘Small Axe’ Trailer: Steve McQueen Unveils Glorious Look at Five-Part Anthology Epic

Is it film? Is it television? Who cares! Amazon has premiered the first full trailer for Academy Award-winning filmmaker Steve McQueen’s five-part anthology series “Small Axe,” and it’s a glorious look at the director’s latest assemblage of intimate and powerful character studies. A standout entry in the anthology, “Lovers Rock,” already premiered at the New York Film Festival to wall-to-wall raves on the event’s opening night, and two of the other entries, “Mangrove” and “Red, White and Blue,” will also bow at NYFF. Watch the trailer below.

The television debut of McQueen, “Small Axe” comprises tales 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. Among the ensemble throughout “Small Axe,” which will begin rolling out on BBC One and Prime Video on November 20, are Letitia Wright, John Boyega, Malachi Kirby,

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