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SMALL AXE: ALEX WHEATLE

The true story of award-winning writer Alex Wheatle. Having spent his childhood in a mostly white institutional care home with no love or family, he finally finds a sense of community for the first time in Brixton, where he develops a passion for music and DJing. When he is thrown in prison during the Brixton uprising of 1981, he confronts his past and sees a path to healing.

by STEVE MCQUEEN

a TURBINE STUDIOS and LAMMAS PARK production, in association with EMU FILMS