Monday, Feb. 8

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Alethea Arnaquq-Baril

Inuit filmmaker Alethea Arnaquq-Baril

Cinéma du Parc is screening all 10 short films nominated for an Oscar this year — both the live and animated entries. See details about the films here. 3575 Parc, 12:45 p.m. and 8:15 p.m., $12.50/$11

As part of Black History Month, head to the gay Village’s Café Panacée for the vernissage of United Within Diversity, the Massimadi Film Festival’s affiliated exhibition of drawings and photography that reflect the perspectives of LGBTQ Afro-Caribbeans, with work from artists Keithy Antoine, Kevin Calixte, Leila, Mikael Owunna and SIKA Valmé. 1371 Ste-Catherine E., 6 p.m., free

CKUT hosts a panel discussion on the misrepresentation of Indigenous communities in the mainstream media, titled Indigenous Community, Resistance and Media, featuring Mohawk journalist Irkar Beljaars, publisher and activist Kahnentinetha and community newspaper editor Steven Bonspeil. SSMU Ballroom (3480 McTavish), 6 p.m., free

Tonight’s edition of Cinema Politica serves as the launch of a special series of programming from Indigenous filmmakers called First Peoples, First Screens, and will feature a screening of Inuit filmmaker Alethea Arnaquq-Baril’s 2011 doc Tunniit: Retracing the Lines of Inuit Tattoos along with a selection of shorts and a Q&A with the filmmaker, Concordia professor Heather Igloliorte and Nakuset, director of the Native Women’s Shelter of Montreal. 1455 de Maisonneuve W., H-110, 7 p.m., $5–$10 donation suggested

Concordia’s rooftop greenhouse at the Hall Building is the site of Cozyfest, promising a warm and comfortable atmosphere and acoustic performances by local musicians Kissin’ Cousins, Bashu Raimi, Marie Hamilton and Ghostly Hounds. 1455 de Maisonneuve W., 7–10:30 p.m., free/donations for musicians accepted

Small-town Ontario rock ’n’ roll band the Olivanders are playing Barfly with locals Safe in Sound and Gryffintown. 4062 St-Laurent, 9 p.m., $6

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