Big Bear Valley, CA, May 7, 2014 - Organizations that enrich our community hold various fundraisers throughout the year, and many residents do their best to attend and contribute. This year, we’re trying something different. Following the incredible success of Give BIG Riverside County, the Big Bear Valley is participating this week in Give BIG San Bernardino County, with the … [Read more...] about Get Ready to Give Big!
Big Bear Lake International Film Festival
Big Bear, CA, February 22, 2014 - In July of 1911, a movie company from back east arrived at the new Pine Knot Lodge in Big Bear and began filming. That began a love affair between Hollywood and Big Bear that still continues. At about the same time, tourism started taking off in the valley, but only in the summer. During the winter, Big Bear sat empty. However, … [Read more...] about Hollywood Loves Big Bear
Big Bear Lake, CA, September 24, 2013 - The 14th Annual Big Bear Lake International Film Festival (BBLIFF) wrapped up Sunday, and two locals are among the winners. Big Bear City resident Steve Copeland took home the Audience Award for Best International Showcase. His documentary SHIFT OF THE AGES, which Steve co-wrote with Joseph Glove, was filmed in Guatemala and the … [Read more...] about Filmmakers With Big Bear Ties Take home prizes
Big Bear Lake, CA, September 21, 2013 - Harold Camping proclaimed May 21, 2011 as the Judgement Day, but he wasn't the first to herald a Rapture that never came. In Apocalypse Later, Filmmaker Zeke Peistrup has scholars from Yale Divinity School, UNC Dept of Religious Studies, Princeton Seminary and Westminster Seminary weigh in on the end of days, tracing the roots of … [Read more...] about Big Bear Native Shows “Apocalypse Later”
Big Bear Lake, CA, September 20, 2013 - Fans of "Parks & Recreation" will get to see its stars on the big screen this weekend, in the upcoming comedy A.C.O.D. The movie premiered at Sundance in January and will be officially released October 4th, but visitors to the Big Bear Lake Performing Arts Center (PAC) will get a sneak preview the night of September 21st. The PAC … [Read more...] about Sneak Preview of “A.C.O.D” at the PAC
Big Bear Lake, CA, September 13, 2013 -- Big Bear City resident Steve Copeland will compete with 125 other directors in the 14th annual Big Bear Lake International Film Festival. "The Shift of the Ages" is a historical documentary set against the backdrop of the ‘end’ of the Mayan Long Count calendar. The film traces the story of Wandering Wolf (Mayan Grand Elder and … [Read more...] about Big Bear Director Explores Mayan Culture