The PHI Centre screens the two most recent films by Norwegian director Joachim Trier, namely Reprise, about two competitive friends, and Oslo, August 31st, chronicling a day in the life of a recovering drug addict. 407 St-Pierre, 7:15 p.m., $11.25 for both films
Beyoncé, anyone? Mrs. Carter plays the Bell Centre with New Orleans R&B singer Luke James opening. 1280 St-Antoine W., 8 p.m., $59.50–$267.50
Cinéma 17 screen the films of Arthur Lipsett, the Montreal avant-garde filmmaker who shot short collage films and was dismissed by the NFB. Le Cagibi (5490 St-Laurent), 9 p.m., by donation
Just for Laughs and the Fantasia film festival have come together to bring you The Kings of Comedy, a free outdoor screening of three short silent films starring Buster Keaton, Charlie Chaplin and Laurel & Hardy. The films will be accompanied by a pianist who will improvise new soundtracks for the films. Scène Videotron- Quartier des spectacles (1435 St-Alexandre), 9:30 p.m., free
Comedy and burlesque collide with DeAnne Smith’s Stand Up/Strip Down at OFF JFL. MainLine Theatre (3997 St-Laurent), 11:45 p.m., $20
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