Tour History

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

 Contact Doug LeClaire  718-510-6929    © 2019 by Asbury Shorts NYC.