ASFF Official Selection 2015 Trailer: Director Alexander Thomas’ Drama Beverley

Alexander Thomas’ (Urban Edge Films) 2015 short Beverley screened in the Drama strand at the BAFTA Qualifying Aesthetica Short Film Festival in 2015. Beverley, set in Leicester in 1980, follows a mixed-race girl’s struggle to carve out a sense of identity in a confusing, shifting cultural landscape before the dawn of multiculturalism.

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Credits 1. Exerpt from Beverley (2015) by Alexander Thomas.