Une séance du Cinéma Public dans la cour du Livart dans le cadre de la programmation Bleu soir

Outdoor screenings


Bleu soir: open air movie theatre

Livart courtyard – 3980 St-Denis

From June 23 to August 29, Cinéma Public and Livart present Bleu soir, a series of screenings and events in the courtyard of the art centre. With this year’s Bring Your Own Wine formula, there’s no need to choose between the call of the terrace and that of the cinema!

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Free entrance


Bleu soir: opening night

We invite you to join us in celebrating both the start of summer and the beginning our outdoor screening series. On the agenda: free drinks, a surprise short film, music, and a door prize!

International cinema


Chungking Express

Two heartbroken Hong Kong policemen, both abandoned by former lovers, cross paths at the takeaway stand of the Midnight Express, where Faye, an ethereal, pixie-like waitress, works. Anything goes in Wong’s beautifully shot, totally unexpected film.

Wong Kar-wai
Hong Kong

language: Cantonese, English
subtitles: French or English

98 min

Homegrown cinema


Elvis Gratton : le king des kings

Elvis Gratton wins the Elvis Presley impersonation contest and a trip to Santa Banana. Back in Quebec, Elvis is determined to set our society’s moral standards straight.

Pierre Falardeau, Julien Poulin
Québec (Canada)

language: French, English

89 min

Special programme


EXPMTL

EXPMTL is a programme of film and video works made by artists in and around Montréal, including Alexandre Larose, Miryam Charles, Skawennati, and others. This event is co-presented with VISIONS, a monthly screening series of artists’ moving image.

Various filmmakers
Québec (Canada)

62 min

Homegrown cinema


Jésus de Montréal

Enticed by the idea of staging the Passion and embodying the character of Jesus, Daniel sets out to find actors willing to leave everything behind. Superimposed on the story of Christ is a discourse on consumer society, the creation of the universe and the meaning of life.

Denys Arcand
Québec (Canada), France

language: French, English
subtitles: English

120 min

International cinema


Le bonheur

Though married to the good-natured, beautiful Thérèse, young husband and father François finds himself falling unquestioningly into an affair with an attractive postal worker. Le bonheur examines the ideas of fidelity and happiness in a modern, self-centered world.

Agnès Varda
France

language: French
subtitles: English

80 min

International cinema


Les demoiselles de Rochefort

Twins Delphine and Solange yearn for big-city life. When a fair passes through their quiet harbour town, the chance to escape opens up.

Jacques Demy
France

language: French, English
subtitles: English

126 min

Cinéma international


Love Lies Bleeding

Lou, a somewhat misanthropic gym manager, falls in love with Jackie, an ambitious bodybuilder chasing her dream. But their love unleashes violence, dragging them into a life of crime. A lightning-quick film that’s off the beaten track.

Rose Glass
United Kingdom, United States

language: English
subtitles: French

104 min

International cinema


Me and You and Everyone We Know

A world both familiar and strange emerges from a series of vignettes woven around a pair of would-be lovers: Richard, a single shoe salesman, and Christine, a lonely video artist.

Miranda July
United States, United Kingdom

language: English
subtitles: French

85 min

International cinema


Moonstruck

A full moon, a New York night, love and music in the air… Loretta, a down-on-her-luck accountant in love, finds her feelings about her engagement to the staid Johnny questioned after she meets his brother Ronny, and a night at the opera changes everything.

Norman Jewison
United States

language: English
subtitles: French

102 min

International cinema


Napoleon Dynamite

A socially awkward teenager with a strange family life befriends a Mexican transfer student at his school, Pedro. Together, they plot to help Pedro win the student elections against the utra-popular Summer. An absurd and iconic portrait of awkward adolescence.

Jared Hess
United States

language: English
subtitles: French

95 min

International cinema


Night on Earth

Five cities. Five cabs. A multitude of strangers in the night. Five transitory tales of urban travel and existential angst. Crossing time zones, continents and languages, Night on Earth moves through scenes of hilarious comedy, nocturnal poetry and dark fatalism.

Jim Jarmusch
United Kingdom, France, Germany

language: English, French, Italian, Finnish, German
subtitles: French

129 min

International cinema


Repo Man

A young punk, recruited by a car repo agency, finds himself in pursuit of a Chevrolet Malibu with a huge, $20,000 bounty—and something otherworldly stashed in its trunk. A quintessential cult film of the 1980s!

Alex Cox
United States

language: English, Spanish
subtitles: French

92 min

International cinema


The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert

Three drag queens are scheduled to perform at a cabaret on the other side of the country. Between them and their hotel lies the desert, immense and barren…

Stephan Elliott
Australia

language: English
subtitles: French

104 min

International cinema


Tomboy

Ten-year-old Laure moves to the suburbs and decides to pass herself off as a boy named Mikael to the local youth gang. Mikael attracts the attention of Lisa, who falls in love. A clever and moving exploration of the fluidity of gender expression in childhood.

Céline Sciamma
France

language: French
subtitles: English

84 min

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