Club TCM and Special Programming

TCL CHINESE THEATRE IMAX

FRIDAY, MARCH 27

HAND AND FOOTPRINT CEREMONY: CHRISTOPHER PLUMMER
Oscar, Emmy and Tony Award-winning actor Christopher Plummer will have his hand and footprints immortalized in cement during this ceremony to honor his extraordinary career in film, television and theater.

Note: Attendance to this event is open to the public.

LIVE INTERVIEWS AT THE MONTALBAN THEATRE

SATURDAY, MARCH 28

A CONVERSATION WITH NORMAN LLOYD
10:00AM – 11:30AM
Join TCM host Ben Mankiewicz as he sits down for an hour-long conversation with Norman Lloyd to discuss Lloyd’s eight-decade-long career as an actor and director. Attendees are strongly encouraged to arrive early because this event will be taped to air on TCM.

NOTE: This events limited by pass level and passholders under the age of 18 must be accompanied by guardian.

LIVE FROM THE TCM CLASSIC FILM FESTIVAL: SOPHIA LOREN
2:00PM – 4:00PM
Passholder exclusive event! Edoardo Ponti will interview his mother, Academy Award-winning actress Sophia Loren about her legendary life and career. Attendees are strongly encouraged to arrive early because this event will be taped to air on TCM.

NOTE: This events limited by pass level and passholders under the age of 18 must be accompanied by guardian.

THE LOBBY AT THE HOLLYWOOD ROOSEVELT HOTEL

FRIDAY, MARCH 27th

STAGE SHOOTING SCHEDULE

12:45PM-1:00PM — Carl Davis with Ben Mankiewicz
1:00PM-1:15PM — David Ladd with Ben Mankiewicz
1:15PM-2:00PM — Shirley MacLaine with Ben Mankiewicz
2:00PM-2:45PM — Ann-Margret with Ben Mankiewicz

SATURDAY, MARCH 28th

BOOK SIGNINGS

RORY FLYNN – 11:00AM-12:00PM
Rory Flynn will sign copies of her book The Baron of Mulholland: A Daughter Remembers Errol Flynn. Books will be available to purchase during the event.

Note: Attendance to this book signing is open to the public.

SCOTT EYMAN – 1:00PM-2:00PM
Film Historian, Author and Biographer Scott Eyman will sign copies of his books John Wayne: The Life and Legend and Print the Legend: The Life and Times of John Ford. Books will be available to purchase during the event.

Note: Attendance to this book signing is open to the public.

JAMES LAYTON AND DAVID PIERCE – 3:00PM-4:00PM
Authors James Layton and David Pierce will sign copies of their book The Dawn of Technicolor: 1915-1935. Books will be available for purchase during the event.

Note: Attendance to this book signing is open to the public.

MIKE KAPLAN – 5:00PM-6:00PM
Mike Kaplan will sign copies of his book Gotta Dance: The Art of the Dance Movie Poster. Books will be available to purchase during the event.

Note: Attendance to this book signing event is open to the public.

SUNDAY, MARCH 29th

ENTERTAINMENT MEMORABILIA EXHIBIT AND APPRAISALS FROM BONHAMS – 10:00AM – 12:00PM
The TCM Classic Film Festival is proud to partner once again with the world-renowned Bonhams auction house to provide expert appraisals of classic movie memorabilia for Festival goers. Come and watch as the experts at Bonhams help your fellow attendees learn more about their Silver Screen collectibles. Through these clinics, Bonhams’ experts have discovered many important items that have gone on to bring record prices at auction. Appraisal slots, with a two item maximum, are limited. Attendees interested in having their memorabilia appraised can get more information make an appraisal appointment by visiting http://bonhams.com/tcmff, by emailing appointments.us@bonhams.com or by calling (415) 503-3218.

Note: Attendance to this appraisal event is open to the public. Standby walk up appraisals may be considered, time permitting.

 

CLUB TCM EVENTS

The heart of the Festival, Club TCM is a private locale in the historic Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel where movie fans can gather to relax, meet new friends, and attend special presentations and events with many of our celebrity guests. Exclusively for passholders*,  this programming offers a unique, behind the curtain view of classic Hollywood. Recreating the flavor of bygone Hollywood hotspots, Club TCM embodies true Hollywood glamour and is located in the Blossom Room — site of the very first Academy Awards banquet.

As passholder exclusive programming is also scheduled at  additional venues outside of Club TCM, please check the descriptions below to ensure the location of your desired event.

*Select events limited by pass level.

Line up subject to change.

    THURSDAY, MARCH 26

    1:00pm - 2:00pm - MEET TCM

    Want to know more about life behind the scenes at TCM? Join TCM staffers as we share insight into the programming, how TCM is produced and what’s coming up for 2015 and beyond.

    3:00pm - 4:00pm - SO YOU THINK YOU KNOW MOVIES

    New York’s Film Forum repertory programmer Bruce Goldstein returns as host of this popular program, challenging you with new trivia to test your movie knowledge. Novices and experts are welcome to take part in this fun team challenge, and you can join a team on the spot. (minimum 2 team members, maximum 8)

    FRIDAY, MARCH 27

    12:30pm - 1:30pm - FILMS AND FACTS: WHOSE RESPONSIBILITY?

    Hollywood’s alleged disregard for the facts of history is year after year the subject of heated media debate. From the early days of the silent era to this year’s Oscar race, charges of historical inaccuracy have fueled great conversations about factual reproduction, creative license, propaganda and audience responsibility. Jeanine Basinger and Jeremy Arnold will continue the tradition by discussing the fascinating question of whether Hollywood films have a responsibility to history or storytelling.

    2:30pm - 3:30pm - A DAUGHTER REMEMBERS ERROL FLYNN

    He was known throughout the world as a dashing swashbuckler and beloved rogue, but Errol Flynn was much more than just a matinee idol. Drawing upon her book The Baron of Mulholland: A Daughter Remembers Errol Flynn, Rory Flynn will provide fascinating insight into her father’s complex and enigmatic life and career.

    4:15pm - 5:15pm - A SURREAL EXISTENCE: MY LIFE AS PORTRAYED IN FILM

    Settle in to hear what it’s like for unknown but extraordinary people to be suddenly thrust into the spotlight when their lives are portrayed on the big screen. In this lively panel discussion, special guests Tony Mendez (as depicted in Argo [2012]), Aron Ralston (as depicted in 127 Hours [2010]) and Mark Schultz (as depicted in Foxcatcher [2014]), will give firsthand accounts of their “Hollywood” experience working with filmmakers—from the excitement of casting to the surprises of creative license. They will cover what’s fact and what’s fiction, and how their lives have been impacted by their onscreen portrayals.

    6:15pm - 7:15pm - FONDA THE ACTOR, FONDA THE MAN

    Peter Fonda talks with author Scott Eyman about Henry Fonda’s character, style, career and very unexpected antic humor, from the standpoint of a loving son who himself became a symbol for a generation.

    SATURDAY, MARCH 28

    12:30pm - 1:30pm - CHARACTER ACTORS 101

    Franklin Pangborn, ZaSu Pitts, Eugene Pallette, Edna May Oliver, Frank McHugh, Hattie McDaniel, and on and on…. You may not always know their names, but they pop up in one classic movie after another like old friends. Bruce Goldstein, award-winning repertory program director of New York’s Film Forum, who last year gave us “Pre-Code 101,” presents this tribute—jam-packed with great film clips—to the real stars of Classic Hollywood.

    2:30pm - 3:30pm - A CONVERSATION WITH ANNE V. COATES, ACE

    For six decades, Academy Award-winner Anne V. Coates, ACE has exemplified the role of the editor in filmmaking with exquisite skill and craftsmanship. The artist who shaped films like LAWRENCE OF ARABIA (1962), Becket (1964), The Elephant Man (1980), In the Line of Fire (1993), OUT OF SIGHT (1998), Erin Brockovich (2000) and Fifty Shades of Grey (2015) will speak about her unstoppable career during an hour-long conversation with Cari Beauchamp.

    4:00pm - 5:00pm - A CONVERSATION WITH TERRY LEONARD

    Legendary stuntman Terry Leonard will discuss his extraordinary career in this hour-long conversation. With unforgettable stuntwork in El Dorado (1966), RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK (1981) and Romancing the Stone (1984), and groundbreaking stunt coordination and Secondunit direction of incredible action scenes in THE WIND AND THE LION (1975), Apocalypse Now (1979) and The Fugitive (1993), Leonard continues to turn a hazardous craft into a beautiful art form.

    6:00pm - 7:00pm - HOLLYWOOD HOME MOVIES

    The Academy Film Archive shares gems from its collection with specially-selected home movies from Hollywood’s Golden Age, including Esther Ralston and Gary Cooper making a film that is now lost, a visit with Charles Laughton and Elsa Lanchester, Jane Withers at work and play, Sophia Loren on location, Steve McQueen with his family and more. Enjoy unique, rarely screened footage with special guests, including Jane Withers, Bob Koster and Neile Adams McQueen with special musical accompaniment by Michael Mortilla. Presented by Randy Haberkamp, Managing Director of Programming, Education & Preservation for AMPAS, and Lynne Kirste, Special Collections Curator at the Archive.

    SUNDAY, MARCH 29

    1:00pm - 2:00pm - 100 YEARS OF TITLE DESIGN

    For more than a century, title sequences have prepared and captivated audiences for the cinematic experiences to follow, with the introduction of characters, themes, and the establishment of mood and tone. Take a journey into the stunning world of title design, from its origins at the beginning of the film industry, through its golden ages and beyond. Presented by Ian Albinson, founder of Art of the Title, an online publication on title sequence design.

    3:00pm - 4:00pm - A CONVERSATION WITH SHIRLEY MACLAINE

    Academy Award-winning actress, Kennedy Center honoree and author Shirley MacLaine will speak about her extraordinary career in this hour-long conversation with film historian Leonard Maltin. With her remarkable roles in THE APARTMENT (1960), Irma La Douce (1963), The Turning Point (1977), Steel Magnolias (1990) and, of course her Oscar wining performance in Terms of Endearment (1983), MacLaine continues today to define the word “legend” with incalculable contributions to the acting craft.

    SPECIAL EXHIBITIONS at Club TCM

    GOTTA DANCE! PART II: POSTERS FROM THE MIKE KAPLAN COLLECTION

    TCM is proud to present the second installment of the “Gotta Dance! Poster Collection” exhibit with a new selection of unique, authentic posters from the Mike Kaplan Collection on display in Club TCM. The Kaplan Collection includes some of the most important film posters from the standpoint of design and a film’s historic or commercial significance. Mike Kaplan is an award-winning poster designer/art director (A Clockwork Orange [1971], Marlene [1984], 2001: A Space Odyssey [1968]); he has also produced films, including The Whales of August (1987). Special thanks to Mike Kaplan.

    MAKING HISTORY: PHOTOGRAPHY FROM THE ACADEMY’S MARGARET HERRICK LIBRARY

    TCM is proud to present these rare photographs from the archives of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. This year’s collection will be reflective of the Festival theme, “History According to Hollywood”, with behind-the-scenes images that highlight the juxtaposition of the artifice and craft of movie-making with the filmed depictions of different eras. Special thanks to Randy Haberkamp and Jane Glicksman for their support of this exhibit.

    ROMANCE ACCORDING TO HOLLYWOOD: THE ART OF VASILIS DIMITIRIOU

    Vasilis Dimitiriou, an artist based in Athens, Greece, has been hand-painting movie posters for decades, long past the era when most theaters stopped requiring them. TCM is delighted to commission an exclusive piece from this incredible artist for the 2015 TCM Classic Film Festival to be featured in Club TCM.