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.

The programming of the month includes Her Friend Adam, directed by Ben Petrie, winner of the Short Film Special Jury Prize at Sundance Film Festival 2016.

Her Friend Adam, de Ben Petrie (Ontario, 16 minutes)

A boyfriend's jealous impulse spirals out of control in 16 minutes of romantic doom.

La volupté, de Sarianne Cormier (Québec, 20 minutes)

Through the Ogilvy’s department store window, a young woman watches them with envy.

Mia, de Amanda Strong et Bracken Hanuse Corlett (Manitoba, 8 minutes)

Transformed into a salmon, an isolated Indigenous street artist travels through decayed cityscapes to ancient forests.

No Cultural Value, de Mike Maryniuk (Manitoba, 19 minutes)

A rural folk artist tried to bequeath his work to the province of Manitoba. The government assessed the collection and deemed it of no cultural value.

Mobilize, de Caroline Monnet (Québec, 4 minutes)

Over every landscape, in all conditions, everyday life flows with strength, skill and extreme competence.

Chef de meute, de Chloé Robichaud (Québec, 13 minutes)

Clara lives a lonely life, to her family's deception's, who would like to see her at the arm of a lover.

La coupe, de Geneviève Dulude-De Celles (Québec, 15 minutes)

When Fannie offers her father to cut his hair, he accepts. But an outside incident change their plans for this shared moment.

Était une bête, de Élisabeth Desbiens (Québec, 12 minutes)

Adaptation of the poetry book Était une bête by the author Laurance Ouellet Tremblay.

Les chiens ne font pas des chats, de Cristina Martins (Québec, 15 minutes)

Pregnant and homeless, Joëlle shows up at her father’s house. Jeff is a solitary, non-conformist old punk rocker who barely knows his daughter.

12 semaines, de Marc-André Girard (Québec, 13 minutes)

Lilly, Francis and Léa, 6 years, must say goodbye to Cre-Cre, a 12-weeks fetus.

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