Past Event

The Phi Centre, in collaboration with Téléfilm Canada, offers a space dedicated to short films

Opening hours:
Monday: 9 AM to 5 PM
Tuesday to Thursday: 9 AM to 6 PM
Friday: 9 AM to 8 PM
Saturday: 11 AM to 8 PM
Sunday: 11 AM to 6 PM

Free admission

Where: Espace Plateau (1st floor)

Danny Lennon, Film Curator at the Phi Centre and programmer at Prends ça court! surprises the curious with a rich and varied selection. Each of screen offers a choice of two or three films for a total of ten films per month.

July's programming includes Quelqu'un d'extraordinaire, by Monia Chokri, winner of the Jutra for best short or medium fiction film and of the Best narrative short film at SXSW 2014.

All short films are shown in original language

The Ecstasy Note, by Geoffrey Uloth (Québec, 29 minutes)

An absurd dark comedy that follows a frantic month in the life of a middle-aged nobody named Henford Phelps.

4 Quarters, by Ashley McKenzie (Nova Scotia, 13 minutes)

An overworked student is entangled in a wicked problem when trying to nurse a fledgling friendship with a young drug addict.

Avec le temps (Before I Go), by Mark Morgenstern (Québec, 11 minutes)

In bed, looking up at a cracked ceiling. Voices are heard. A few shadowy figures gather, but the wind in the trees outside the window is distracting.

Quelqu'un d'extraordinaire, by Monia Chokri (Québec, 29 minutes)

Sarah, a beautiful and intelligent 30-year-old, has everything to succeed, but her fear of banality keeps her in a permanent state of inertia.

La tête en bas, by Maxime Giroux (Québec, 29 minutes)

An atypical view on the solitude, melancholy and marginality in the daily life of three girls.

Gods, Weeds and Revolutions, by Meryam Joobeur (Québec, 19 minutes)

The 2011 Tunisian Revolution has left its mark on a small fishing village. A young woman must confront this fact when she returns to her childhood home.

Amos Beauty, by Les Frères Lazer (Québec, 10 minutes)

In the late 1980's, the relocation of the old Amos cemetery causes a series of mysterious events in this little Abitibian town.

Reset, by Jeremy Lutter (British Columbia, 15 minutes)

A female android discovers she has feelings for her owner and must put her life on the line to gain a human connection.

Nutag-Homeland, by Alisi Telengut (Québec, 6 minutes)

A non-narrative hand-painted visual poem about diaspora, homeland, and the tragic mass-deportations of the Kalmyk people by USSR.

Winter, by Lina Roessler (Ontario, 6 minutes)

Upon discovering first snowfall, two immigrant children uncover the harsh reality between truth and imagination.

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