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Montreal International Black Film Festival kicks off

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.

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

WATCH: Spike Lee to receives award at Montreal Black Film Festival.
Montreal International Black Film Festival.
Montreal International Black Film Festival. Travis Todd/Global News