Young artists create 'Artful Bears' to promote film festival


Make text smaller Make text larger



Photos



  • The students of the Green Trees Early Learning Center in Milford are pictured getting their bear ready for the "Artful Bear Picnic" on Saturday, Aug. 11, on the Community House lawn in Milford, at the corner of Broad Street and Hartford Street. Pictured (from left): Mathew Sicina, Madison Krok, Anthony Oliver, Bryce Hopper.












— The Black Bear Film Festival loves getting young people in on the lights, camera, action!

Organizers nurture cinema fandom among young and old alike, so that Milford's pride of place at the center of the film industry in its earliest days continues into the 21st century. Many young people from the area have produced their own films, which have debuted in recent years at the Milford Theatre, where the Black Bear films are screened. The festival has sponsored programs for youth that teach how to turn scripts into films.

And ahead of the festival, scheduled for Oct. 19 to 21 and featuring film star Jane Alexander, young people have been hard at work decorating their own "Artful Bears," who will strike poses throughout Milford Borough to promote this cultural event, which draws hundreds of movie lovers from all over the region. You can see their creations, along with those of "grown-up" artists, this Saturday, Aug. 11, from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Community House, 201 Broad St., Milford. For more information visit blackbearfilm.com.

(Photos from Black Bear Film Festival Facebook page)







Make text smaller Make text larger

Comments

Pool Rules



MUST READ NEWS

Delaware Highlands Conservancy to hold Firefly Picnic
— The Delaware Highlands Conservancy will hold its annual Firefly Picnic, a free community event, from 4 to 7 p.m. on...
Read more »
Image

Louise Troutman named executive director of Pocono Heritage Land Trust
Louise Troutman, a long-time conservationist with experience in municipal government, was named executive director of the Pocono Heritage Land Trust.
“This is a...

Read more »
Image

Artful Bears make their debut
By Frances Ruth Harris
— The Artful Bears have returned to Milford, resplendent in the rain, which didn't stop admirers from...

Read more »
Image

Vietnam chronicler Frances FitzGerald to talk about writing in a man's world
By Marilyn Rosenthal
— The military officers looked at her askance. One made her walk through two feet of mud to get to his...

Read more »
Image

VIDEOS



Subscribe to our mailing list

* indicates required
Community Newspapers


MOST COMMENTED



Weather in Milford, PA