Monday, Feb. 12

From Water Warriors

Catch Montreal filmmaker Kalina Bertin’s twisted family portrait, a documentary called Manic, tracing her siblings’ struggles with mental illness back to their father’s dark secret history. Cinémathèque québécoise (335 de Maisonneuve E.), 5:15 p.m., $12/$9 students, senior and kids

Whether you’re a regular or you’ve been meaning to check out Old Montreal bar Speakeasy, maybe their wintertime weekly les Lundis thérapie will put a nice novel spin on this Monday evening. Expect drink and oyster specials and a soundtrack of deep house and downtempo by DJ Stabtone. 120 McGill, 6–9 p.m.

Cinema Politica teams up with the Council of Canadians to present a pair of documentaries detailing Indigenous-led efforts to protect waterways on Canada’s East and West coasts, with David Goldberg’s The Caretakers and Michael Premo’s Water Warriors, followed by a conversation with water activist Suzanne Patles. 1455 de Maisonneuve W., 7 p.m., $5–$10 suggested

A line-up of local processed-sound artists will take the stage at Casa del Popolo this evening presenting glitchy, experimental ambient sounds with sets from Jean-Michel Dumas and Sylvain Pohu, Fredrik Gran, Adam Basanta and Preston Beebe and Brice Gatinet in trio with Sylvain Pohu. 4873 St-Laurent, 8 p.m., $10

Check out Brooklyn “third wave krautrock” experimental pop trio Operator Music Band at l’Esco with supporting sets from fellow New Yorker Miles Francis and Montreal’s Veranda Liv, and Reviews. 4461 St-Denis, 9 p.m., $10/$8 in advance

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