Steve McQueen

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Nazis and normality: UK directors unsettle Cannes with films tackling ‘unseen’ evil
Steve McQueen and Jonathan Glazer separately confront the Holocaust with themes prompted by a resurgence of the far right

Vanessa Thorpe

20, May, 2023 @4:26 PM

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Occupied City review – Steve McQueen’s moving meditation on wartime Amsterdam
The monumental film which tracks day-to-day life in Amsterdam under Nazi rule asks hard questions of what we think about the gulf between past and present

Peter Bradshaw

17, May, 2023 @1:00 PM

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Steve McQueen voices ‘dismay’ after MPs snub Grenfell Tower film invitation
Award-winning British artist says lack of politicians’ response to attend a screening speaks volumes about ‘what is happening in this country’

Vanessa Thorpe Arts and media correspondent

07, May, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Steve McQueen on his hero Harry Belafonte: ‘He had everything – but his service was to his people’
The British director recalls how the great US singer, actor and activist became a mentor to him – after giving a speech about Tarzan to celebrate 12 Years a Slave winning an award

As told to Alex Needham

25, Apr, 2023 @5:14 PM

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Steve McQueen: Grenfell; The Rossettis – review
Steve McQueen’s dizzying film of the ruin of Grenfell Tower is a rite of pure observation. Elsewhere, the star of the Tate’s pre-Raphaelite sibling show isn’t a painter…

Laura Cumming

09, Apr, 2023 @12:00 PM

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This stark vision of Grenfell reveals so much about the elite that really rules us | Kenan Malik
Steve McQueen’s wordless film reminds us of the silence now surrounding the scandal

Kenan Malik

09, Apr, 2023 @6:30 AM

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Grenfell by Steve McQueen review – an unflinching film that makes the horror palpable
The Oscar-winning director’s silent survey of the burnt tower makes this disaster of incompetence and corruption painful to witness – but impossible to ignore

Adrian Searle

05, Apr, 2023 @12:12 PM

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‘People will be disturbed’: Steve McQueen on airing his Grenfell film
Exclusive: Director says it is finally time to screen haunting footage as community awaits inquiry findings

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

27, Mar, 2023 @5:00 AM

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Race Today archive chronicling lives of black Britons to launch online
Magazine’s radical journalism and campaigning illuminated issues affecting black communities in 1970s and 1980s

Aamna Mohdin Community affairs correspondent

02, Mar, 2023 @11:52 AM

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Honour our dead soldiers on stamps | Letter
Letters: Madeleine Burbidge on the artist Steve McQueen’s campaign to get Royal Mail to commemorate soldiers killed in Iraq

08, Jan, 2023 @4:40 PM

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If you watch only one film … the greatest movies by the greatest directors
Some directors come with such huge back catalogues that it can be hard to know where to start. Enter our film critics, who suggest the best routes in to the works of some of our most prolific film-makers

Peter Bradshaw, Simran Hans, Catherine Bray and Danny Leigh

09, Jul, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Footage of racist violence traumatises black children, says author
Claudia Rankine, whose latest play, The White Card, is to tour the UK, warns of negative effect on mental health

Lanre Bakare Arts and culture correspondent

03, May, 2022 @5:00 AM

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