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33rd Asbury Short Film Concert – Sept. 6, 8pm

asburyReturning to the Osprey for the second year, this is an evening of the world’s best short films featuring Oscar winners, US festival “Best of Show” honourees and international festival favourites.

Winner of the coveted ‘Shelbie’ award of the ‘Get your Shorts on’ Competition will also be revealed.

Peter HealyLocally renowned, folk singer/songwriter,
Peter Healy, will open the show with a selection of original songs before the films.

Festival Highlights:

+  “A Poet Long Ago” by acclaimed director Bob Giraldi, written by famed novelist Pete Hamill.  Starring Steve Schirripa (“The Sopranos”) and Boris McGiver (“House of Cards,” “The Wire,”) as two former grammar school classmates who reminisce about those younger days back in Brooklyn…opening up some old wounds.  “Best Narrative Short Film” - The 12th Garden State Film Festival, Atlantic City, NJ.
+  “Globe Trot” is the latest short film project from cult favorite filmmaker Mitchell Rose who teamed with choreographer Bebe Miller to create this international crowd-sourced dance film.  “Audience Award” at WorldFest, Houston. This is a Canadian premiere.
+  “Do I have to Take Care of Everything,” received a 2014 Oscar Nomination for Best Live Action Short Film. Directed by Finnish Filmmaker Selma Vilhunen.  A typical modern family sleeps peacefully on a weekend morning until they suddenly realize they are incredibly late for a family wedding!  Chaos ensues.
Tickets: $12 adult, $7 student
On sale soon.

 

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