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.

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.

Ships, by Alexandre Auger and Alexis Fortier-Gauthier (Québec, 9 minutes, English, French Subtitles)

He wants to leave and she wants to stay; the last hours of a couple that’s splitting up.

Here Nor There, by Julia Hutchings (British Columbia, 15 minutes, English)

Nothing is as it seems in this intimate portrait of what can happen to a family in the midst of loss and personal tragedy.

Sigismond sans images, by Albéric Aurtenèche (Québec, 7 minutes, French, English subtitles)

Sigismond Langlois is submitted to a psychiatric evaluation on account of his violent behavior.

Tout simplement, by Raphaël Ouellet (Québec, 12 minutes, French, English subtitles)

A narrative patchwork that examines the irony of living in society while remaining profoundly alone.

Vie d'ruelle, by Ara Ball (Québec, 17 minutes, French, English subtitles)

Four lives, four journeys in search of freedom, living on the fringe of society.

Une tête disparaît, by Franck Dion (Québec, France, 9 minutes, French, English subtitles)

Jacqueline isn’t quite in her right mind anymore, but she’s determined to get to the seaside.

Blind Vaysha, by Theodore Ushev (Québec, 8 minutes, French, English subtitles)

In this metaphoric tale of timeless wisdom and beauty, filmmaker Theodore Ushev reminds us of the importance of living in the present moment.

Squame, by Nicolas Brault (Québec, 4 minutes, no dialogue)

Squame explores the sensitive shell of the body, the skin.

I Am Coming to Paris to Kill You, by Seth Smith (Nova Scotia, 10 minutes, English)

A desperate woman must overcom impossible odds to retrieve the one she loves.

Mutants, by Alexandre Dostie (Québec, 17 minutes, French, English subtitles)

In the summer of 1996, life throws a curveball in the face of Keven Guénette…

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