Small Axe season 1
This is a multi-part drama is based on true events. The action takes place from the 1960s to the 1980s in London's West Indies dock. The story will tell about the black population of England, who will fight with all their might for equality and respect for their people. They spoke out against violence, law enforcement mistreatment and racial imbalance ...
Small Axe season 1 episodes list:
The film centres on Frank Crichlow, the owner of Notting Hill's Caribbean restaurant Mangrove, a lively community base for locals, intellectuals and activists.
In a reign of racist terror, the local police raid Mangrove time after time, making Frank and the local community take to the streets in peaceful protest in 1970. When nine men and women, including Frank and leader of the British Black Panther Movement Altheia Jones-LeCointe and activist Darcus Howe are wrongly arrested and charged with incitement to riot, a highly publicized trial ensues, leading to hard-fought win for those fighting against discrimination.
Lovers Rock tells a fictional story of young love at a Blues party in 1980. The film is an ode to the romantic reggae genre, Lovers Rock, and to the Black youth who found freedom and love in its sound in London house parties when they were unwelcome in white nightclubs.
After seeing his father assaulted by police officers, a young black man is driven to join the force, with hopes of changing racist attitudes from within. He soon finds himself facing both his father's disapproval and racism in the ranks.
Episode #4 2020-12-06 Alex Wheatle
Episode #5 2020-12-13 Education
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