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Installation

Past Event

Installation showcasing short films presented by the Phi Centre in collaboration with Téléfilm Canada! Watch a series of short films produced by local talents.

Monday to Friday: 9 AM to 5 PM
Saturday: noon to 5 PM
Sunday: closed

On evenings when films are being shown in Space B (2nd floor), the installation remains open to visitors until the start of the screening.

Free admission

Danny Lennon, Film Curator at the Phi Centre and programmer at Prends ça court! surprises the curious with a rich and varied selection.

All short films are shown in the original language.

Old Man, by Alicia Eisen (British Columbia, 4 minutes, no dialog)

A stop-motion short film about a man who confronts his greatest fear.

Dialogue(s), by Philippe David Gagné (Québec, 5 minutes, French, English subtitles)

Army pilots, two cars enthusiasts and a metal band are the subjects of a film.

Pool, by Benjamin Lussier (Québec, 17 minutes, Norwegian, French subtitles)

Willem suffers from selective mutism. Isolated, he spends his days commenting on the world without ever engaging with it.

Une formalité, by Pierre-Marc Drouin and Simon Lamarre-Ledoux (Québec, 10 minutes, French, no subtitles)

A hitman for a small-time Montreal mobster, has to kill Fernand, an associate who talks too much.

Emma, by Martin Edralin (Ontario, 13 minutes, English, no dialog)

14-year-old Emma struggles to hide her alopecia, a condition of rapid, unpredictable hair loss.

Célébration, by Sarra El Abed (Québec, 14 minutes, French, English subtitles)

A group of friend discover that a terrible secret can quickly turn their friendship into a colorful imbroglio.

Accelere Chapultepec, by Kaveh Nabatian (Québec, 4 minutes, no dialog)

A hypnagogic 16mm dance hallucination that stars the enthusiastic traffic cops of Mexico City.

Photo jaunie, by Fanie Pelletier (Québec, 30 minutes, French, no subtitles)

A documentary essay in which the filmmaker traces the existence of her father, who died when she was 12.

Ruby pleine de marde, by Jean-Guillaume Bastien (Québec, 16 minutes, French, English subtitles)

Denis spends Christmas dinner with his lover Carl’s family and Ruby, his six-year-old niece.

5 Films About Technology, by Peter Huang (Toronto, 5 minutes, English, subtitles TBC)

An anthology short that takes a darkly comic look at how modern technology affects our lives today.

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