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Alexander James-Blake | Small Axe | BBC iPlayer

If you are are big tree

We are a small axe

Ready to cut you down

Small Axe is an anthology comprised of five original films set from the late 1960s to the mid 1980s that tell personal stories from London’s West Indian community, whose lives have been shaped by their own force of will despite rampant racism and discrimination. The title is derived from the African proverb, “If you are the big tree, we are the small axe.”

Coming to Amazon Prime Video in the US 20/11/2020 and soon to BBC iPlayer in the UK.

Featuring Alexander James-Blake as Parker B

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