Vintage movie camera at Black Bear Film Festival

Your Guide to the Action of Black Bear Film Festival

Unlock your inner film critic at the annual Black Bear Film Festival. The October event culminates the best indie films from local directors throughout the year and compiles them for a public showing. The non-profit organization aims to strengthen and grow the community through film. This is one Pocono event you’ll want to plan your trip around. 

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Everything You Need to Know About the Black Bear Film Festival

The Milford film festival attracts thousands of guests to the downtown streets each year. From the “artful bears” to the artists’ spotlights, the event is guaranteed to spark your creativity. Come out this fall to be apart of all the action.  

See the Black Bear Film Festival Shows

If you’re in search of thought-provoking entertainment, look no further than the Black Bear Film Festival. Not only does the festival embrace the art and precision of expert film-making, but it also cherishes the effort of its local artists. 

Enjoy the diversity of the hilarious short films, the intriguing indie flicks, and the compelling biographical series. You will leave with a new appreciation of the talent in our majestic mountains. 

Attend the Opening Gala

The annual gala occurs on the opening night of the event. The kick-off is a must-go for film and Pocono lovers alike. Peruse the locally designed “artful bears,” shop the vendors, grab some tasty bites, and even catch a free flick. Should you decide to purchase a ticket to the formal portion of the event, expect an elegant affair. The event welcomes the producers in red-carpet fashion and the main features are premiered on the big screen.

Discover Milford

The usually sleepy town of Milford provides the backdrop for the Black Bear Film Festival. Nestled in the heart of the Pocono Mountains, in between the winding Delaware River, Milford boasts some of the best outdoor recreation and a quintessential downtown square. 

Hike the Milford Knob, explore Grey Towers National Historic Site, or shop the vintage antique stores and curb that burning hole in your pocket. Discover all that Milford has to offer during your trip to the Black Bear Film Festival.  

End Your Day at The French Manor

Unwind in the spacious and luxurious Evian suite. The spa-side room boasts a king-size bed, gas fireplace, oversized whirlpool tub, bathrobes, complimentary chef-inspired breakfast, and a private balcony with pristine mountain views. Indulge in a Mellow Moonchild CBD Body Nourishment treatment and relish in a Hi-Bio Hemp warming oil and a feathery body mousse. End your night with an elegant dinner at our onsite, French-inspired restaurant. Our carefully crafted menu features farm-to-table, seasonal options, and our terrace provides the best views of Huckleberry Mountain. Come see why we’ve been chosen for OpenTable Diner’s Choice Award year after year. 

Evian Suite The French Manor

Enjoy the ultimate relaxation after a busy day at the Black Bear Film Festival. We can’t wait to spoil you at The French Manor!