Steve McQueen’s ‘Small Axe’ to Get First European Film Award for Innovative Storytelling

Steve McQueen’s ‘Small Axe’ to Get First European Film Award for Innovative Storytelling
Steve McQueen has won the inaugural European Film Award for Innovative Storytelling for Small Axe, an anthology of five films set between 1969 and 1982 that explore the experiences of London’s West Indian community.

The films, which were released on Amazon Prime, already picked up an Emmy nomination for Shabier Kirchner, cinematographer on Mangrove, the first film in the series, with Malachi Kirby winning a BAFTA TV best-supporting actor honor for his performance.

In honoring Small Axe with its first-ever innovative storytelling prize, the European Film Academy said it wanted to “pay tribute to a ground-breaking pièce d’oeuvre that forces audiences to see where ...
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