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Film

Past Event

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

Opening hours:
Monday to Friday: 9 AM à 5 PM
Saturday: 12 PM à 5 PM
On evenings when films are being shown in Space B (2nd floor), the Not Short on Talent installation remains open to visitors until the
start of the screening.

Free admission

Where: Space C (2nd 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 the five screens offers a choice of two films.

The programming for May includes movies from all around Canada with various themes: from loneliness, to complex relationships, to car races in Saint-Félicien, everything goes!

Easy Girl, by Adam Goldhammer and Katie McMillan (Ontario, 11 minutes)

A young woman finds herself in competition with her roommate over the same man. [Content warning: sexual assault]

Passage, by Karl Lemieux (Québec, 15 minutes)

Friends on a road trip discover the complicated arena of unseen desire that arises when ecstasy and sexuality mix.

Amen, by Philippe Lupien and Marie-Hélène Viens (Québec, 9 minutes)

Adam, 11, is a messenger sent by God to spread the Final News. He’ll heal you from your sins and prepare you for the Last Day.

Dany Lapin, by Martin Talbot and Louis-Philippe Beauchamp (Québec, 20 minutes)

Alice is determined not to spend her 61th birthday alone and depressed, so she decides to turn to an at-home party service.

The Weatherman and the Shadowboxer, by Randall Lloyd Okita (Ontario, 10 minutes)

The haunting story of two brothers who share the scars, though not the memories, of an untold history.

L'enfer marche au gaz!, by Martin Bureau (Québec, 7 minutes)

This short documentary transports us to the Saint-Félicien racetrack, where engines are running hot and excitement rides high!

Tshiueten de Montréal, by Jani Bellefleur-Kaltush (Québec, 7 minutes)

In between nostalgia of his home village and the desire to go to Montreal, Tshiueten, a young and timid innu is trying to overcome fears.

Bound, by Daniel Boos (Nova Scotia, 11 minutes)

When a mysterious group of workers appear at his brother's sawmill, a struggling shopkeeper must face a troubling decision.

Never Steady, Never Still, by Kathleen Hepburn (British Columbia, 19 minutes)

Driven back to his childhood home by a horrible mistake, a troubled young man discovers that he is not alone in his struggle.

Ferraille, by Jonathan Beaulieu-Cyr and Renaud Lessard (Québec, 14 minutes)

Western Quebec, Temiscaming. François keeps his head above water, thanks to his work as a scrap-metal dealer.

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