Thursday, June 26

* Cinema Politica at Encuentro
* Citizen Vintage celebrate their 3-year anniversary
* RIDM presents Michel Gondry’s Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy?
* Glam Gam’s Turning Tricks at Café Cléopâtre
* The Jazz Fest begins with Woodkid

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Citizen Vintage. Photos by She Does the City

As part of Encuentro, Cinema Politica are presenting a week-long film series “Creativity, Colonization, Contestation: Indigenous Cultures and Peoples of the Americas on Screen and Stage.” Tonight they screen TimeTraveller, a project which re-orients the subjectivity of indigenous lived experiences & fantasy through movie-making in a virtual environment, and The Ballad of Crowfoot, a rapid montage about the situation of Aboriginal people in North America through the figure of Crowfoot. J.A. de Sève Cinema (1400 de Maisonneuve W.), 5 p.m., suggested donation $2–$5/screening

Mile End boutique Citizen Vintage is throwing three-year anniversary party feat. live music by Mathematique and Tinsel with DJ Mariliza Minnelli (Arbutus Records). 5330 St-Laurent, 6–9 p.m., free

RIDM and the Concordia Student Union present the Quebec premiere of Michel Gondry’s Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy?, an animated conversation with Noam Chomsky. Read our interview with Gondry here. Cinema Excentris (3536 St-Laurent), 8 p.m., $11.50

If you missed Glam Gam’s Turning Tricks at this year’s Fringe festival, fret not as they’ve added an extra post-fringe show, featuring guest performer Les Izmoar. Café Cléopâtre (1230 St-Laurent), 8:30 p.m., $10

The Jazz Fest begins today, launching officially with a free show by French neofolkie Woodkid. TD stage (de Maisonneuve & Jeanne Mance), 9:30 p.m., free


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