Wednesday, Dec. 23

* Hitchcock Truffaut at Cinéma du Parc
* Xmas pizza-ghetti night at Perfecto
* Foxtrott vinyl launch party at le Mal Nécessaire
* Formal Christmas mixer with tea & cocktails at Mayfair
* Xmas party with DJ crew Barely Alive & co. at le Belmont

Hitchcock & Doris Day

Alfred Hitchcock and Doris Day on the set of The Man Who Knew Too Much

Cinéma du Parc is on a Hitchcock tear this month, and today they’re screening the fascinating documentary Hitchcock Truffaut, about a famous and game-changing interview conducted by French new wave filmmaker François Truffaut, with new interviews by directors like Martin Scorsese and Wes Anderson (12 & 7:15 p.m.), and the 1956 Hitchcock classic The Man Who Knew Too Much (4:30 p.m.). 3575 Parc, $12.50/$11 students & seniors

Plateau resto-dive Perfecto offers a special Christmas Pizza-ghetti night, with music by DJ Philippe Lavoie after 11 p.m., when the venue welcomes the afterparty crowd from the TRSTSS & Barre show at l’Escogriffe. 20 Duluth E., Montreal, 6 p.m., $20 includes meal, 1 beer and shooter

Foxtrott is hosting a launch party for the vinyl edition of her latest album A Taller Us at le Mal Nécessaire, where you can pick up one of 100 advance copies and support the Mile End Mission at the same time with a donation of cash or non-perishable food items. DJ sets from Foxtrott, Gayance and Devo B. 1106B St-Laurent, 9 p.m., $5+ or food donation

Plateau cocktail bar Mayfair hosts their first annual formal Christmas mixer with British style tea and specialty cocktails developed especially for tonight’s festivities. 951 Rachel E., 9 p.m., free entry

Head to le Belmont for a wild night with Massachusetts bass-music DJs Barely Alive and locals the W4rriors, Lost Boys, Poppa D and more. 4483 St-Laurent, 10 p.m., $15 in advance, more at the door

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