Steve McQueen's acclaimed five-film anthology, Small Axe, reflected the Black British experience from the late 1960s to the early 1980s. Moving between the political and the personal, the stories illuminate a part of recent British history that remains relatively untold.

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Ahead of his appearance at this year's Dublin International Film Festival, the Oscar-winning filmmaker and visual artist talked to RTÉ Arena - listen above. 

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