The 39th Annual Asbury Short Film Concert
April 17 7:30 pm
Asbury Shorts USA returns for an 8th year to The Madison Theatre at Molloy College to present their nationally recognized “39th Short Film Concert” on Friday, April 17th with the first film blasting onto the huge screen at 7:30pm. Asbury Shorts is not a traditional film festival…it’s more of a fast-paced & highly entertaining screening of the world’s most renowned short films for audiences who do not regularly attend film festivals. Our mission is to keep outstanding short films, from the past & present, alive on real cinema screens as opposed to YouTube, smartphones, and computers. An Asbury Short Film Concert provides attendees a mix of internationally honored short films from past years and a few current festival hits presented in two acts with a guest host introducing the films. No awards, panel discussions, long speeches or dreaded Q & As. There will be 10 global award-winning short films in the April 17th showcase.
Asbury Shorts is New York City’s longest-running noncompetitive short film exhibition and touring show. We book annually at the Vero Beach Museum of Art & the Charlotte Harbor Convention Center in Punta Gorda in Florida; the Algonquin Arts Theatre in Manasquan, N.J.; the Dante Hall Theater in Atlantic City, the Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center in Fryeburg, Maine; The Phoenicia Playhouse & Rosendale Theatre in Ulster County, N.Y.; the Linda Performing Arts Studio in Albany, N.Y.; the Charleston Music Hall in South Carolina; the Osprey Arts Center in Nova Scotia, Canada; Guild Hall in East Hampton, Long Island; the Esquire Theatre in Cincinnati, Ohio; as well as past shows at The AERO in Santa Monica, CA; The Alamo Draft House in Dallas, Texas; The Old Vic in Chicago and Royal Festival Hall in London, U.K…and, of course, the wonderful Madison Theatre at Molloy College on Long Island.
- “Walter’s Way,” a poignant drama from Canada about a man having a very tough time dealing with aging.
- “Voice Over” from Spain… A multi-international film festival smash hit. Three scenes…same narrator/ same actor….three different stories.
- “Burqa City” from France. Mistaken identity causes chaos in this unnamed country in the Middle East.