Mumbai: Asbury Shorts New York, in conjunction with The Chris Britt Foundation, is to present An Evening of the World’s Best Short Films in Remis Auditorium at The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston on 22 March.
Asbury Shorts New York is a 27-year touring exhibition of award winning short films. Featured in the two-hour presentation will be three award winning shorts directed by Jason Reitman, currently nominated for an Academy Award for Best Director for the surprise feature film hit Juno.
Short films Gulp, In God We Trust, and most recently Consent, have been instrumental in shaping Reitman’s Hollywood career. Producer and Entertainment Reporter Sara Edwards will serve as Special Guest Host of the program, which includes some of the elite, international award winning shorts from the past 10 years such as three-time Best of Show and Audience Favorite honoree Spin from Denver filmmaker Jamin Winans, 2001 Oscar nominee Fait d’Hiver by director Dirk Belien of Belgium, the hilarious Matthew Ehlers classic Lunch, and 2004 Student Academy Award Winner Perpetua Motion from animator Kimberly Minor.