Wednesday, Jan. 28

* Main Film shorts retrospective/fundraiser
* Alonso Ruiz Palacios’s Güeros screening at the Phi Centre
* Voix de Ville variety show at the Wiggle Room
* Thriller play Terminus at the Centaur
* Bell Orchestre pre-tour rehearsal show at Bar le Ritz PDB

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Longstanding film co-op Main Film is currently running a crowdfunding campaign to offset costs associated to governmental cuts. As part of the campaign, the Cinémathèque is showing a collection of shorts created by members of the Plateau collective over the years. 335 de Maisonneuve E., 6:30 p.m., 10$/9$ (students)

Alonso Ruiz Palacios’s Güeros won the best first feature prize at the last Berlin film festival — it’s the story of two young men trying to find their hospitalized childhood idol in Mexico City. Phi Centre (407 St-Pierre), 7:30 p.m., $11.25

Tonight’s edition of the weekly Voix de Ville variety show at the Wiggle Room (wherein the performers compete for a $100 prize) features burlesque (of course), a clown, anglo stand-up by a francophone, advice from the Love Doctor” and more. 3874 St-Laurent, doors at 7:30 p.m., show at 8 p.m., $10/$8 students

Check out Terminus, an edgy thriller mounted by Toronto theatre company Outside the March, through Feb. 15 at the Centaur. 453 St-François-Xavier, 8 p.m., $27–$49.50

Montreal supergroup Bell Orchestre is heading to Europe soon to play some shows, but before they go they’ll be warming up with a PWYC rehearsal show tonight at Bar Le Ritz. 179 Jean-Talon W., 9 p.m., PWYC ($5 suggested)
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