A Brief History of The Asbury Short Film Concert
Founded on Long Island, N.Y. in 1981 The Asbury Film Festival first took place in a church basement near Asbury Avenue in Westbury. Beginning in 1987, The Asbury Shorts Show of New York screened domestic and international award winning short films annually in Manhattan.
The current touring exhibition is known as: The Asbury Short Film Concert and is presented at venues all over the globe.
Below is a list of our tour stops since 1999:
The Director’s Guild Theatre > Manhattan
Royal Festival Hall London > UK
Washington Park > Park Slope, Brooklyn
Visions Cinema > Washington, D.C.
The Leura Hill Performing Arts Center > Fryeburg, Maine
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston > Boston, MA
The Paramount Theatre > Asbury Park, New Jersey
Cinema Arts Center > Huntington, Long Island
Haft Auditorium F.I.T. > New York City
The Old Vic > Chicago
Work/Play Theater > Birmingham, Alabama
The AERO Theatre > Santa Monica, CA
Summer Stage > Central Park, NYC
Piazza Ernesto Strada > Westbury, Long Island
First Night Greenport, LI
SPACE > Portland, Maine
The Lake Shore Theatre Chicago
The Baronet > Asbury Park, N.J.
The New York Institute of Technology Old Westbury, LI
The Dunes > Washington, D.C.
Hampton Inn Field > Okeechobee, Florida
LOOK Cinemas > Dallas, Texas
Vermont Institute of Contemporary Art, Chester Vt.
Osprey Art Centre> Shelburne, Nova Scotia
The Leminske Theatre > Berlin, Germany
The Tribeca Performing Arts Center > Manhattan
The French Institute > Manhattan
The New School > Manhattan
The Brooklyn Lyceum > Brooklyn
Serenbe Film > Serenbe > Georgia
Martha Clara Vineyards > Riverhead, LI
The Suffolk Theatre > Riverhead, LI
The Madison Theatre > Rockville Centre, LI
Union County Arts Center > Rahway, New Jersey
The Algonquin Arts Theatre > Manasquan, New Jersey
The Lake Placid Center for the Arts > Lake Placid, NY
Creative Alliance > Baltimore, Md.
Monmouth University > New Jersey
The Majestic Theatres > Weehawken, N.J.
REEL NJ Film Festival > Rutherford, N.J.
The Rosendale Theatre > Rosendale, N.Y.
The Linda Performing Arts Studio > Albany, N.Y.
The Bijou > Bridgeport, Ct.
Proctors Theatre > Schenectady, N.Y.
The Triad Theatre >Manhattan
The NYIT Auditorium on Broadway > Manhattan
The Westbridge Playhouse > Carle Place, N.Y.
Glenwood Arts > Glenwood Landing, N.Y.
The Space at Westbury > Long Island, N.Y.
Orange County Performing Arts Center > N.Y.
Charlotte Harbor Event & Conference Center > Punta Gorda, FLA.
The Flickinger Auditorium, Meriden, New Hampshire
Dante Hall > Atlantic City, N.J.
The Vero Beach Museum of Art, Florida
The North Carolina Museum of History, Longleaf Film Festival > Raleigh, N.C.
Guild Hall > East Hampton, Long Island
The Garden Theatre > Winter Garden, Florida
The Mockbee > Cincinnati, Ohio
The Little Art Theatre > Yellow Springs, Ohio
Alamo Draft House > Dallas, Texas
Downtown Independent Cinema > Los Angeles
The JCC on the Palisades > Tenafly, New Jersey