Steve McQueen

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The last humanist: how Paul Gilroy became the most vital guide to our age of crisis
The long read: As one of Britain’s most influential scholars, Gilroy has spent a lifetime trying to convince people to take race and racism seriously. Is Britain finally ready to listen?

Yohann Koshy

05, Aug, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Steve McQueen’s Uprising films speak powerfully to the Britain of today | Martin Kettle
From the Black People’s Day of Action to the riots in 1981, the events of that year resonate profoundly in 2021, says Guardian columnist Martin Kettle

Martin Kettle

21, Jul, 2021 @3:39 PM

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Uprising review – Steve McQueen’s series on the New Cross fire is furious, devastating TV
McQueen and James Rogan’s remarkable, intimate documentary meets the survivors of the 1981 fire and looks at its shocking aftermath

Rebecca Nicholson

20, Jul, 2021 @9:00 PM

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Emily in Paris but no Small Axe? This year’s Emmys snubs and surprises
An exciting selection of newcomers can’t fully take away the sting of some egregious snubs, such as Steve McQueen’s acclaimed anthology series

Stuart Heritage

13, Jul, 2021 @5:03 PM

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New Cross fire tragedy should be taught in schools, says Steve McQueen
Director has made three-part BBC documentary, Uprising, on story of fire and subsequent Brixton Riots

Lanre Bakare Arts and culture correspondent

11, Jul, 2021 @11:01 PM

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10 of the best songs from Small Axe, chosen by Steve McQueen
From the Wailers to Al Green to Small Faces, the Oscar-winning director selects his favourite tunes from the world of his acclaimed series of films

As told to Steve Rose

04, Jun, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Subnormal: A British Scandal review – the racist nightmare that scarred black children for life
Lyttanya Shannon’s film is a devastating look at the kids unfairly deemed ‘educationally subnormal’ in the 60s and 70s – and their lasting trauma

Rebecca Nicholson

20, May, 2021 @9:00 PM

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Film-maker lauds black parents who toppled ‘subnormal’ schools
Racism persists but life chances better thanks to those who exposed ESN scandal, says film-maker

Sally Weale Education correspondent

13, May, 2021 @6:00 PM

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British black power: stars of BBC documentary reflect on UK activism
As a new film on 60s and 70s black activism is released, its subjects discuss what progress, if any, has been made

Aamna Mohdin Community affairs correspondent

25, Mar, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Nomadland wins three London Critics’ Circle awards as female film-makers triumph
Film, screenwriter and actress of the year for Chloé Zhao’s film as it generates Oscars buzz

Lanre Bakare Arts and culture correspondent

07, Feb, 2021 @7:30 PM

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Malachi Kirby: ‘I used to go into auditions in character… I didn’t have the confidence to go in as myself’
After starring in Roots and Steve McQueen’s Small Axe, the actor is having fun in a new financial thriller and making sure his true voice is heard

Ammar Kalia

07, Feb, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Steve McQueen to produce BBC films on black power and UK schools scandal
Films will examine UK black power movement and ESN schools that became ‘dumping ground’ for black children

Lanre Bakare Arts and culture correspondent

29, Jan, 2021 @7:00 AM

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