Monday, Aug. 4

* The Search for Weng Weng screens at Fantasia
* Old-time country hootenanny at the Wheel Club
* The First People’s Festival premieres a Quebec cannibal movie
* An underground rock ‘n’ roll lifer/legend plays Divan Orange

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Chain and the Gang

Chain and the Gang

The Fantasia Film Festival screens The Search for Weng Weng, a Searching for Sugarman-style documentary about a 2 ft. 9” Filipino movie star. 1400 de Maisonneuve W., 3:20 p.m., $10/$11

If you’ve been meaning to hit up NDG’s weekly old-time country hootenanny — Bob Fuller’s Hillbilly night — there is no time like the present. The Wheel Club (3373 Cavendish), 8 p.m., free

Fantasia and the First People’s Festival co-present a screening of a Lanaudière-shot cannibal movie rooted in aboriginal myth: Feed the Devil, directed by Max Perrier. Cinémathèque Québécoise (335 de Maisonneuve E.), 8:30 p.m., $6/$11

Underground rock ’n’ roll lifer/legend Ian Svenonius comes to town with this current project, the lean and gritty Chain & the Gang, with openers Ed Schrader’s Music Beat and the Famines. Divan Orange (4234 St-Laurent), 9 p.m., $10/$13

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