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.

At the Centre d’histoire de Montréal (335, place D’Youville)

Wednesday to Sunday: 10 AM to 5 PM

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.

From September 1 to November 20, the Centre d’histoire de Montréal (CHM) will be hosting popular components of the Phi Centre’s permanent programming. In this unique context, visitors will have the opportunity to immerse themselves in virtual reality and discover the very best Canadian short films—all for free.

All short films are shown in the original language.

Jacob's Wrath, by Alexandre Carrière (Quebec, 10 minutes, English, French subtitles)

A father daydreams assassinating his daughter’s alleged murderer and the two witnesses.

Seule, by Mélanie Charbonneau (Quebec, 9 minutes, French)

Annie tries to recover from a horrible break up by organizing her new apartment. She obsesses about restoring her own happiness at any cost.

Le guide pratique de la teinture du bois, by Martin Gendron R. (Quebec, 5 minutes, French, English subtitles)

Éric is laying into his ex-girlfriend Sophie. But he ends up going too far.

When We Topple Over, by Giuliano Bossa (Quebec, 15 minutes, English, French subtitles)

A young family tries to survive in a world that has collapsed, living among a small community.

Intenselefun, by Guillaume Laurin (Quebec, 19 minutes, French)

It's summer and all is euphoria. Philippe is deeply in love, but his rationality is blocking him.

Vehicular Romanticide, by Andrew Rowe (British Columbia, 16 minutes, English)

A néo-noir exploration of female loneliness in which a young woman meets the unconscious man of her dreams.

Ingrid & the Black Hole, by Leah Johnston (Nova Scotia, 6 minutes, English)

Two children experience a lifetime together when they imagine what it would be like to travel through a black hole.

Shahzad, by Haya Waseem (Ontario, 11 minutes, English)

An 11 year old Pakistani boy moves to Toronto with his father and discovers that home itself has become foreign.

My Father, by Jean Malek (Quebec, 7 minutes, English, French subtitles)

A young woman exalts her father and finds herself under his direction.

Ce qu'il reste, by Jérémy Comte (Quebec, 19 minutes, French, English subtitles)

François follows a group of young criminals. He will have to control his emotions, which are threatening to take over.

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