by: Jenelle Codianne
Director of Marketing and Public Relations, MOAS
Asbury Shorts, continuing its 40th anniversary as New York City’s longest-running short film exhibition and touring show, returns to the Daytona Beach Museum of Arts and Science on Saturday, February 5 to present its “Short Film Concert” nationally recognized. – twice a day. These specially selected and internationally honored films will be screened in the Root Family auditorium at MOAS at 2 p.m. The show will be repeated at 7 p.m. the same evening. Screenings are strongly recommended for ages 16 and over. Doug LeClaire will once again be master of ceremonies for both shows.
An Asbury Short Film Concert offers attendees the opportunity to view award-winning films from current and past years in one sitting. The winners of the “Best of Show” American Film Festival are combined with international winners in an eclectic and highly entertaining, fast-paced line-up featuring the best of comedy, drama and short film animation. Due to the pandemic, Asbury Shorts USA continues to celebrate its 40th anniversary in 2022, and the two-hour program will feature past audience favorites over the years.
The Asbury Shorts “concerts” were presented at Dante Hall in Atlantic City, NJ; The Vero Beach Museum of Art in Florida, Summer Stage in Central Park, New York City; Director’s Guild in Manhattan, The AERO Theater in Santa Monica, California; Guild Hall in East Hampton, New York; Royal Festival Hall in London; Osprey Arts Center in Nova Scotia, Canada and the Leminske Theater in Berlin to name just a few of the prestigious venues where audiences have enjoyed these amazing films.
The Museum of Arts and Science is Central Florida’s premier art, science, and history museum. The largest museum in the region, MOAS, is nationally accredited by the American Alliance of Museums and is an affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution.
MOAS is located at 352 S. Nova Road in Daytona Beach, Florida. For all information on the show and pre-sale tickets, please visit:https://www.moas.org and click on “What’s going on? Or you can call: (386) 255-0285. Admission costs $ 20.00 for members, $ 25 for future members. Auditorium doors open 15 minutes before show time for open, socially distant seating.
Register on www.MOAS.org or by calling the Museum at 386-255-0285. For more information on specific films in the January 30 program, please email: [email protected].