Small Axe

Season 1
1:05:00

Season 1, Episode 5 - Education

3.0 17 x
When 12-year-old Kingsley is transferred to a special-needs school, a group of West Indian women uncover an unofficial segregation policy preventing many black children from receiving the education they deserve. (Final)
1:07:00

Season 1, Episode 4 - Alex Wheatle

4.0 13 x
Alex Wheatle follows the true story of award-winning writer, from a young boy through his early adult years. When he is thrown in prison during the Brixton Uprising of 1981, he confronts his past and sees a path to healing.
1:22:00

Season 1, Episode 3 - Red, White & Blue

4.0 14 x
Leroy Logan, a young forensic scientist has a yearning to do more than his solitary laboratory work. When he sees his father assaulted by two policemen, he finds himself driven to become a police officer.
1:11:00

Season 1, Episode 2 - Lovers Rock

3.0 11 x
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 and to the Black youth who found freedom and love in its sound in London house parties.
2:09:00

Season 1, Episode 1 - Mangrove

3.0 17 x
The film centres on Frank Crichlow, the owner of Notting Hill's Caribbean restaurant, Mangrove, a lively community base for locals, intellectuals, and activists.
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