Thursday, July 4

* Read the Rant Line™
* Guy Maddin’s Seances at the PHI Centre
* The Korean Film Festival opens with Le Grand Chef
* Music on Paper 3 vernissage at Galerie Yves Laroche
* Cinémathèque québécoise screens My Winnipeg
* Julia Loktev double bill at the Phi Cenre
* Jazz Fest caters to all tastes tonight
* PS I Love You play Cleopatra
* Zoofest starts today

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Landland’s poster for Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros from Music on Paper 3

Read the Rant Line™!

Canadian director Guy Maddin has teamed up with the NFB and the PHI Centre for Seances, an interactive experience running July 4–20. He will be filming 12 films over 13 days using local actors in front of live studio audiences. PHI Centre (407 St-Pierre), attend the filming Tuesday to Friday 9 a.m.–6 p.m. and Saturday  9 a.m.–5 p.m., free

The Korean Film Festival (running through July 10), opens with the Avant-Premiere party hosted by the Korean Consulate. The event includes Korean dancers and music, speakers discussing Korean culture, a cocktail party and the screening of the opening film Chong Yun-su’s Le Grand-Chef. Henry-Teuscher auditorium (4101 Sherbrooke E.), 2 p.m., screening at 6 p.m., free

Osheaga Arts presents Music on Paper 3, an exhibition of show poster design including artwork from Andrew Vastagh, Two Arms Inc., Patent Pending, the Decoder Design Ring, Talkseek, Doe Eyed, Dan Stiles, Nate Duval, Shawn K Knight, Neal Williams & Landland. The show runs July 4–20. Galerie Yves Laroche (6355 St-Laurent), vernissage 5–9 p.m., free

Just in time for the opening of Seances, Cinémathèque québécoise screens Guy Maddin’s My Winnipeg, described as a “surrealist mockumentary” about his home town. 335 de Maisonneuve E., 7 p.m., $8

The PHI Centre is offering a Julia Loktev double bill with Day Night Day Night, about a 19-year-old suicide bomber heading for Times Square and The Loneliest Planet, about an engaged couple backpacking and encountering a misstep that begins to unravel their knowledge of each other and themselves. 407 St-Pierre, 7 p.m. & 9 p.m., $11.25

There are shows for almost all tastes at the Jazz Fest tonight, namely Helen Merrill (vintage jazz singer), Martha Wainwright (local primo folk/rock chanteuse), Thus:Owls (local indie/chamber pop), Franky Selector (local groovemeister), Fitz & the Tantrums (L.A. indie/soul) and local guitarist and soundtrack composer Benoît Charest’s 10-year anniversary presentation of Les Triplettes de Belleville, with singer Béatrice Bonifassi and the le Terrible Orchestre. For show details, have a look here.

Kingston indie rock heroes PS I Love You play the legendary lower Main strip joint Cleopatra with righteous rockin’ locals Jesuslesfilles, presented as part of Zoofest. 1230 St-Laurent, 9 p.m., $18

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Zoofest starts today. The fest runs until July 28 and is included in the Festi+ Pass. The benefits from the Pass for this festival include: exclusive access to the Festi+ Zone Agora Hydro-Québec at UQAM and Espaces des Arts, two-for-one on Sleeman products at Agora Hydro-Québec at UQAM and Théâtre La Chapelle, $5 off Zoofest 2013 T-shirts and $30 for 2 tickets at the La Vitrine box office.


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