Asbury Shorts USA, celebrating its 40th Anniversary year, is New York City's longest running short film exhibition & touring show. Since 1980 their short film "Concerts" have been presented at venues across the US, Canada, Great Britain and Germany. The mission is to screen world renowned, festival award-winning shorts - from all years - in cinemas, art museums, performing arts centers & cool outdoor locations..on real cinema screens...as opposed to You Tube, smart phones or computers. The program features a fast paced and highly entertaining line up of the best in short film Comedy, Drama and Animation. This unique showcase includes Oscar Nominees, US film festival 'Best of Show' winners and international honorees. Past Guest Hosts in NYC have included: Edie Falco, Adrian Grenier, Richard Belzer, Olympia Dukakis, Frank Oz, Melvyn Van Peebles, Harvey Keitel, Steve Schirripa and Jason Reitman...to name just a few
The best short film show I've ever experienced!
Guest Host - Director: Jason Reitman ("Thank You for Smoking" "Up in the Air" "JUNO")
This show should be on Broadway!
Guest Host - Academy Award Winning Actress Olympia Dukakis ("Moonstruck" "Fried Green Tomatoes")
I had more fun here than the New York Film Festival
Guest Host - Actor/Director Bob Balaban ("Close Encounters of the 3rd Kind" "Seinfeld" "Friends")