Black Bear Film Festival offers double feature at Akenac Park

30 Sep 2020 | 01:10

Milford. The Black Bear Film Festival is offering a socially distanced double-feature drive-in this year on Oct. 16 and 17 at Akenac Park, located at Route 739 in Dingmans Ferry.

Patrons are asked to arrive each night between 6:30 and 7 p.m. Films will start at dark, around 7:15-7:30 p.m. Sound is transmitted by FM, so bring a portable FM radio or boom box, or use your car radio on accessory mode. Bring your own snacks and beverages, and blankets to snuggle in.

“This year, the Black Bear Film Festival has designed a festival to keep everyone safe and continue our tradition of bringing great film experiences to our community,” said an announcement by the festival.

The indie films to be shown have not yet been announced but are expected posted soon at blackbearfilm.com and on the festival’s Facebook page. In the meantime, you can purchase your tickets at bit.ly/3cMCFN6. Tickets are $25; admission is per car load.

Artful Bear locations:
The Artful Bears, bear molds ingeniously decorated by festival lovers, are now on display around Milford. Here’s where you can find them:
Grateful Bear by Jane Quattrocchi at Sparkomatic Cafe, 611 Broad Street
Silver Screen Bear by Megan Moore at the Milford Theatre, 114
East Catharine Street
Bearfaced by John Beardman at Hotel Fauchere, 401 Broad Street
Delftware Bear by Gayle Asch at Karenina’s Boutique, 320 Broad Street
Bee Bear by William Murray at the Old Lumberyard, 113 7th Street
The Dream Giver by Cera Alber at Earthly Treasures
Birch Bear by Veronica Fernandez at Chant Realtors, 106 East Harford Street
Masks for Milford by Marcy Sloan at Milford Craft Show, 120 East Harford Street
Saige’s Bumblear by Robin and Saige Fohl at the Pike County Library, 119 East Harford Street
Save the Ocean Bear by James Macisaac at the Community House, 201 Broad Street
Pierre Bumble Bee-ar by Jenna and Jeffrey Burrell at Key Food, 501 East Harford Street