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Film Festivals

Jim Thorpe Independent Film Festival

The inaugural Jim Thorpe Independent Film Festival (JTIFF) features 86 films from 16 countries, six world premieres, four North American premieres and 26 Pennsylvania premieres. Channeling the rebellious spirit of the Molly Maguires, JTIFF challenged the boldest, most defiant filmmakers to present their work, shatter convention and incite spirited debate. The festival credo is “eyes and minds wide open,” and they mean it!

Date: June 8, 2017 – June 11, 2017
Recurring daily
Time: Schedules vary by day
Price: $20/opening night pass; $10/individual film block; $100/all-access pass; Day passes: $35/Friday; $40/Saturday; $25/Sunday

Venue: Amazing Jim Thorpe
Location: Mauch Chunk Opera House
14 West Broadway
Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
Phone: (570) 325-0249


Black Bear Film Festival

Dates: October 20-22, 2017
Location: Milford, PA
Website: BlackBearFilm.com


Pocono Mountain Film Festival

Date: October 21st, 2017
Location: Stroudsburg, PA
Website: pmffdigitaltheatre.com