A Montreal traffic rant goes viral, ex-mayoral candidate Mélanie Joly brings real change (to her own party) & more in our news round-up.

Tuesday, Sept. 2

* Boyhood & Slums at Cinéma du Parc
* Future Islands & Operators play Metropolis
* Extreme labour doc Workingman’s Death screens at Place de la Paix
* Florida’s Set and Setting play with Atsuko Chiba and Christ (!) at Casa

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Future Islands open up

We spoke to the Baltimore synth-pop band about their kinetic energy, swooning instrumentation and triumphant rise on music lovers’ radars.