The 2009 Big Bear Lake International Film Festival & Screenwriting Competition includes seminars and panels on filmmaking and screenwriting, the screening of 100+ films at the Performing Arts Center and Village Theater North, the Friday night Opening Gala, and the Saturday evening Awards Ceremony. For more info visit the Film Festival’s website or call 909/866-3433. (Among the many screenings is “Frozen Kiss,” which was filmed in Big Bear and includes 40 Valley locals.)