Black Bear Film Festival  *  October 20 – 22, 2017  *  Milford, PA

“The Black Bear Film Festival is one of the best festivals going on today. Our film, ‘Mommy’s Box,’ screened there and we were all treated like Hollywood stars. If you are a filmmaker this festival is a must.”

– Johnny Greenlaw, Award-Winning Producer Filmmaker

       Congratulations to the  2017 Artful Bear Artists

  • Linda Laird
  • Robyn Oakes/Mary Ardan
  • Dr. Cathleen Mattos/Dingmans Medical Center
  • Kimberly Mihiel
  • Anne Marie Nitti
  • Joseph Petrosi
  • Samantha Petrosi
  • Jane Riley
  • Roxanne Scott/The Columns Museum
  • Julia Autumn Thompson


  • Saturday, June 3 — Artist pick up bears
  • Saturday, August 12 — Artful Bear debut at Community Picnic

Artful Bear Director, Timothy Moreland, with Ken Leh, Marketing Director of Cabela’s International Outfitters who is supplying this year’s bears!


Come and join us for an Ice Cream Social

May 21, 2017 from 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Church of the Good Shepherd, 110 W. Catherine Street, Milford, PA  18337

Come meet your fellow volunteers and get ready to make the 2017 Black Bear Film Festival the best ever.  Come hear what’s new this year and the exciting plans for the future.

Sign up for committees and volunteer opportunities during and after the festival.

Look forward to seeing old friends and meeting new ones.

RSVP by Wednesday, May 17th at info@blackbearfilm.com or call 570-409-0909.

Sponsorship Opportunities

You have a tremendous opportunity to demonstrate your support for our communities and economic development in our region by becoming a sponsor of Black Bear.

Enjoy great benefits such as Gala and Gold Passes.

Invitation to Special Events

And other benefits for Sponsors

2017 Black Bear Sponsor Benefits

Patrons Den Members Club

Enjoy Members Club Benefits

(depending what level)

Salon Priority Seating

Main Stage Tickets

Gala Passes

Invitation to Special Events

and more

2017 BBFF Membership Club Benefits

Volunteers Make It Happen

No Experience is Necessary, and all ages are welcome!

Are you a film lover? Do you enjoy meeting and working with people who are creative and passionate about making a difference for their community?

Black Bear Film Festival exists and functions because of the contributions of an amazing team of volunteers who contribute their time, energy and diverse range of talents. We welcome help for a day, a week, a month or a season! 

Come see what the excitement is all about at

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