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Fairhaven Short Film Festival
Co presenting sponsors Howe Allen Realty and The Fairhaven Improvement Association will team with Asbury Shorts USA to present a highly entertaining screening of world renowned, award winning short films from the past and present. Net proceeds from these two shows will go towards a special scholarship for a Fairhaven High School student planning to study film & digital media production. Doors open at 6:30pm and the first film blasts on to the screen at 7:00pm both nights. The Fairhaven Short Film Festival is recommended for ages 16 and way above. Asbury Shorts USA combines award-winning short films from past years with new international festival honorees, creating a rare opportunity for audiences to view amazing films on a real cinema screen instead of You Tube, smart phones or computers. Academy Award nominated director Jason Reitman (JUNO, Up in the Air, Thank You for Smoking, Young Adult) calls Asbury Shorts: The best short film show Ive ever seen. The fast-paced and fun showcase features the best in comedy, drama and outstanding animation. Highlights of the two-hour program on May 5th & 6th at Fairhaven Town Hall include: The Lunch Date returns to The Asbury Short Film Concert after many years. A former Academy Award Winner for Best Live Action Short Film directed by Adam Davidson, who is now a prolific television director on such series as Fear The Walking Dead and Hell on Wheels. Home Free an intense drama about a young woman raising her daughter after her husband has been incarcerated. Directed by Stanley Schofield a world-renowned, award winning television commercial director. Dad in Mum is a global festival favorite from director Fabrice Bracq of France. Two very young girls are listening to some strange sounds emanating from their parents bedroom in the middle of the night. There will be 10 world-class shorts in the festival including Oscar nominees, Best of Show winners from various US film festivals and international honorees. Asbury Shorts programs have been presented at: The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Summer Stage in Central Park, The Directors Guild Theatre in Manhattan, The AERO Theatre in Santa Monica, Royal Festival Hall in London, The Alamo Draft House in Dallas, and the Leminske Theater in Berlin to name a few of the prestigious venues where audiences have enjoyed the worlds best short films.

When: May 5, 2017 7pm to May 5, 2017 8:30PMin Fairhaven, MA
Cost: 12 - 12 USD

Fairhaven Short Film Festival

Co presenting sponsors Howe Allen Realty and The Fairhaven Improvement Association will team with Asbury Shorts USA to present a highly entertaining screening of world renowned, award winning short films from the past and present. Net proceeds from these two shows will go towards a special scholarship for a Fairhaven High School student planning to study film & digital media production. Doors open at 6:30pm and the first film blasts on to the screen at 7:00pm both nights. The Fairhaven Short Film Festival is recommended for ages 16 and way above. Asbury Shorts USA combines award-winning short films from past years with new international festival honorees, creating a rare opportunity for audiences to view amazing films on a real cinema screen instead of You Tube, smart phones or computers. Academy Award nominated director Jason Reitman (JUNO, Up in the Air, Thank You for Smoking, Young Adult) calls Asbury Shorts: The best short film show Ive ever seen. The fast-paced and fun showcase features the best in comedy, drama and outstanding animation. Highlights of the two-hour program on May 5th & 6th at Fairhaven Town Hall include: The Lunch Date returns to The Asbury Short Film Concert after many years. A former Academy Award Winner for Best Live Action Short Film directed by Adam Davidson, who is now a prolific television director on such series as Fear The Walking Dead and Hell on Wheels. Home Free an intense drama about a young woman raising her daughter after her husband has been incarcerated. Directed by Stanley Schofield a world-renowned, award winning television commercial director. Dad in Mum is a global festival favorite from director Fabrice Bracq of France. Two very young girls are listening to some strange sounds emanating from their parents bedroom in the middle of the night. There will be 10 world-class shorts in the festival including Oscar nominees, Best of Show winners from various US film festivals and international honorees. Asbury Shorts programs have been presented at: The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Summer Stage in Central Park, The Directors Guild Theatre in Manhattan, The AERO Theatre in Santa Monica, Royal Festival Hall in London, The Alamo Draft House in Dallas, and the Leminske Theater in Berlin to name a few of the prestigious venues where audiences have enjoyed the worlds best short films.

When: May 6, 2017 7pm to May 6, 2017 8:30PMin Fairhaven, MA
Cost: 12 - 12 USD

O-Hanami 2017

Cooke Memorial Park, Fairhaven

(corner of Cherry & Pilgrim Streets)

Note: all outside activities free including:

       -names written in Japanese

       -origami (paper-folding) instructions & demo

       -Japanese (taiko) drumming & martial arts demo

       -raffle, Japanese & American craft vendors

       -kamishibai (paper theater – Manjiro story)

 

       Value combo ticket: Adults $20, under 12- $10

              – Fairhaven Colonial Club

                     – house tours, tea & dessert

                     – ikebana flower demo   

            – Whitfield-Manjiro Friendship Museum 

                     – museum tours, bonsai display

                     – kimono, quilt & document displays

              – Bento picnic box lunch (no raw items)

 

To reserve tickets: call Gerry at 508-995-1219

 or e-mail: Gerry@WMFriendshipHouse.org 



When: May 7, 2017 11am in Fairhaven, MA

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About Fairhaven, MA
The Town of Fairhaven was founded in 1812 and is located in the Bristol County area.

Fairhaven has a number of festivals and parades throughout the year for example there's the Feast of Our Lady of Angles which is a Portuguese feast that includes Portuguese and American food, arts and crafts and much more.

Historical points of interest include the Rogers Building and Fort Phoenix. Take the 90 minute tours and learn about the European style buildings as well as the Civil War history in the town.