Thursday, Nov. 6

* Gemma Bovery premieres at the Cinemania festival
* Finissage for Carylann Loeppky’s Fille Aux Feuilles at BBAM! Gallery
* Art Attack at Fresh Paint Gallery
* A Varning From Montreal metal festival begins at Katacombes
* Saxsyndrum EP launch at Cabaret Playhouse

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Niels Schneider, Gemma Arterton
Niels Schneider and Gemma Arterton in Gemma Bovery
Cinemania opens with a screening of Anne Fontaine’s Gemma Bovery, starring Gemma Arterton (our November issue cover star) and Fabrice Luchini. Fontaine will be in attendance to introduce the film. See the trailer here. Imperial Cinema (1430 Bleury), 7:45 p.m., $12.50 (general admission) $8 (under 25)

Vancouver artist Carylann Loeppky will be at BBAM! Gallery for the finissage of her show Fille Aux Feuilles. 3255 St-Jacques W., 711 p.m.

Fresh Paint Gallery hosts the sixth edition of Art Attack, a live art mash-up with music by the Unlog crew. 221 Ste-Catherine E.,  711 p.m., $5

Katacombes hosts its eighth annual metal festival, A Varning From Montreal, showcasing heavy talent from all over Canada and the U.S. plus bands from Italy and Sweden. See the details here. 1635 St-Laurent, 8 p.m., $22/night or $54 for a weekend pass

Local jazz-electronic-groove duo Saxsyndrum launch their new EP, SXD_EP, with Ottawa quintet Hilotrons. Cabaret Playhouse (5656 Parc), 9 p.m., $8
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