September 23, 2014 5:42 pm
Updated: September 25, 2014 7:43 am

Montreal International Black Film Festival kicks off

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MONTREAL – The Montreal International Black Film Festival kicked off Tuesday with a red carpet event at the Imperial Theatre.

The festival began with a screening of the film Hope by French writer/director Boris Lojkine.

Almost 100 films will be shown over the next six days.

WATCH: Montreal International Black Film Festival coverage.

On Wednesday, legendary director Spike Lee will be in town for the screening if his film Da Sweet Blood of Jesus.

The event begins at 7 p.m. at the Imperial Theatre on de Bleury.

WATCH: Spike Lee to receives award at Montreal Black Film Festival.

Montreal International Black Film Festival.

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