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WHAT/WHO: Montreal Canadiens’ defenseman and newly appointed alternate captain, PK Subban, will walk the red carpet and give a short speech to honour Oscar nominated director Spike Lee at the 10th Montreal International Black Film Festival.

The Montreal International Black Film Festival, presented by Global, will pay tribute to Spike Lee by presenting him the inaugural Pioneer Award in recognition of his body of work which revolutionized the role of black talent in Hollywood, tearing away decades of stereotypes and marginalized portrayals to establish a new arena for African-American voices to be heard.

The award ceremony will be followed by the International Premiere of Lee’s latest film Da Sweet Blood of Jesus.

 

WHEN: Wednesday September 24

Red Carpet – 5:00PM

Award Ceremony & Speech – 7PM

 

WHERE: Imperial Theatre,1432, Rue de Bleury, Montréal (Métro Place des Arts)

Montreal International Black Film Festival – created by the Fabienne Colas Foundation – presented by Global Montreal, will be heldfrom September 23 to 28, 2014. Visit www.montrealblackfilm.com for more info.

 

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CONTACT:
Talar Adampresse@montrealblackfilm.com– 514.833.0274
Danny Paynedanny@montrealblackfilm.com– 514.621.8657