Steve McQueen

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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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Curator of Tate Caribbean-British exhibition says UK museums must face up to past
Life Between Islands features artists of Windrush generation and explores Black power movement in UK

Nadia Khomami Arts and culture correspondent

29, Nov, 2021 @10:50 AM

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Daughters of the Mangrove Nine: ‘That passion in our parents was instilled in us’
Fifty years after the landmark court case, Yinka Inniss Charles and Jamila Bolton-Gordon talk about police harassment, their fathers’ legacy and their ongoing work against injustice

Ursula Kenny

28, Nov, 2021 @9:00 AM

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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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