Out Now 434: Small Axe

This week's Out Now with Aaron and Abe wants you to know that if you are the big tree, we are the small axe. Aaron is joined by Movies Markus’ Markus Robinson and Professor Mike Dillon to talk about the entire Small Axe anthology of films from director Steve McQueen. The three spend time on each film in this large undertaking – Mangrove (9:05), Lovers Rock (43:55), Red White and Blue (1:00:30), Alex Wheatle (1:20:19), and Education (1:34:08). Plenty of thoughts are shared in regards to the power of the filmmaking, storytelling, performances, music, and the heavy themes addressing issues of race and more. So now, if you've got an hour or so to kill...

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