Tuesday, Aug. 12

* Queer & feminist films at Rats9
* French comedy Case Départ screens at Place de la Paix
* Japan’s Sete Star Sept & more heavy bands at Barfly
* Bass Fess techno tour comes to Blue Dog
* Gaymer Zone gaming night at Apollon

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Case Départ

Alternative pride week Pervers/Cité presents an evening of queer and feminist films at Rats9 Gallery, including Hit Is Shit by Berlin’s Tobias Möhring and CHICAGQ, a selection of DIY shorts by Chicago-based filmmakers. See more details here. 372 Ste-Catherine W. #530, 7 p.m., $5 suggested donation

As part of the lead-up to the Black Film Festival (Sept. 23–28), the 2011 French slavery comedy Case Départ (seriously — watch the trailer) screens à la belle étoile at Place de la Paix. South of 1201 St-Laurent, 9 p.m., free

Pummel your senses with the heavy sounds of Japan’s Sete Star Sept, Power Cup and Ahna at Barfly. 4062 St-Laurent, 9:30 p.m., $7

Blue Dog hosts Bass Fess: Le Cabaret Techno, with Zepha, Rhobbo, Pow Wow, Tune and MC John Lanthier. 3958 St-Laurent, 10 p.m., $3

As part of Fierté Montreal Pride, Apollon Bar hosts Gaymer Zone, a night of video game competitions and tournaments on new and retro game consoles, hosted by Kidd Mike. 1450 Ste-Catherine E., 10 p.m., free

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