Special Programming

*Line-up Subject to Change.

    WEDNESDAY, APRIL 27

    EARLY BIRD MEET-UP

    TROPICANA BAR, THE ROOSEVELT HOTEL

    4:00PM-4:30PM

    Looking to get the festivities started early? Join TCM staff for a casual hangout, giving Festival attendees who’ve arrived early a chance to meet up and prepare for the fun! Note: Special Ribbons will be given out to those who attend.

    HOLLYWOOD HERITAGE MUSEUM: CREATING THE ILLUSION BOOK SIGNING AND TALK

    HOLLYWOOD HERITAGE MUSEUM

    7:00pm

    The Festival is proud to partner with the Hollywood Heritage Museum this year. The Museum is housed in the Lasky-DeMille Barn, built in 1901, and the structure is the oldest existing motion picture production building in Hollywood. The Museum tells the story of the early Hollywood motion picture industry and the historic Hollywood community, told through archival photographs, historic documents, movie props and related memorabilia. The Festival will co-host a book signing and talk at the Museum for Creating The Illusion: A Fashionable History of Hollywood Costume Designers, with co-authors Jay Jorgenson and Donald Scoggins, at 7pm on Wednesday, April 27. Admission is free to all passholders and includes admission to the Museum, featuring highlights of the collection. For more about the Museum, please go to hollywoodheritage.org.

    THURSDAY, APRIL 28

    THE GREAT GENRE “DEBATE” MEET-UP

    THE LIBRARY BAR, ROOSEVELT HOTEL

    12:00PM-12:30PM

    Everyone has a favorite genre or two—now’s your chance to discuss your favorites with fellow movie fans. Join two TCM Staffers as they share (and maybe debate) the genres they love best. Alumni and First-time attendees are welcome! Note: Special ribbons will be given out during this meet-up.

    FRIDAY, APRIL 29

    HAND AND FOOTPRINT CEREMONY: FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA

    TCL CHINESE THEATRE IMAX

    10:30AM-11:30AM

    Five-time Academy Award-winning filmmaker Francis Ford Coppola will have his hand and footprints immortalized in cement in the forecourt of this historic theatre during this ceremony to honor his legendary career.

    ILLEANA DOUGLAS BOOK SIGNING

    LOBBY STAGE IN ROOSEVELT HOTEL

    11:00AM-12:00PM

    Illeana Douglas Book Signing: I Blame Dennis Hopper: And Other Stories from a Life Lived in and Out of the Movies on Lobby Stage in Roosevelt Hotel

    MARK VIEIRA BOOK SIGNING

    LOBBY STAGE IN ROOSEVELT HOTEL

    1:00PM-2:00PM

    Mark Vieira will sign copies of the new TCM book, Into The Dark: The Hidden World of Film Noir, 1941-1950.

    JEREMY ARNOLD BOOK SIGNING

    Lobby Stage at the Roosevelt

    4:00PM-5:00PM

    Jeremy Arnold will sign copies of the new TCM book, The Essentials: 52 Must-See Movies and Why They Matter.

    SATURDAY, APRIL 30

    AN AFTERNOON WITH CARL REINER/BOOK SIGNING

    TCL CHINESE THEATRE IMAX

    12:00PM-2:30PM

    The prolific actor-writer-director Carl Reiner will discuss his career in film and television, and share stories of his work with such comedians as Mel Brooks, Steve Martin and others in this special extended conversation immediately following a screening of his hit comedy Dead Men Don’t Wear Plaid (1982) and a special tribute video.  Event starts at noon and signing is immediately after event at 2:15pm, in the lobby of the theatre.

    CARI BEAUCHAMP BOOK SIGNING

    LOBBY STAGE IN ROOSEVELT HOTEL

    1:45PM-2:45PM

    Cari Beauchamp Book Signing: My First Time in Hollywood on Lobby Stage in Roosevelt Hotel

    RITA MORENO BOOK SIGNING

    LOBBY STAGE IN ROOSEVELT HOTEL

    3:30PM-5:00PM

    Rita Moreno Book Signing: Rita Moreno: A Memoir on Lobby Stage in Roosevelt Hotel

    TCM WINE CLUB TASTING

    THE GARDEN, POOLSIDE AT THE ROOSEVELT HOTEL

    4:00PM-5:00PM

    Enjoy samples of several delicious wines from the TCM Wine Club during a guided tasting led by the club’s wine expert, Clare Tooley.  Come meet with the team that works behind the scenes to match these exclusive wines to the perfect films on TCM.  Spaces are limited so be sure to arrive early.

    SUNDAY, MAY 1

    HOLIDAY IN SPAIN aka SCENT OF MYSTERY (1960)

    THE CINERAMA DOME

    10:00AM-12:15PM

    A special presentation of this mystery film features the return of Smell-O-Vision!  For a full film description, click here.

    For directions to The Cinerama Dome, click here

    ENTERTAINMENT MEMORABILIA EXHIBIT AND APPRAISALS FROM BONHAMS

    LOBBY STAGE AT THE ROOSEVELT HOTEL

    10:00 AM-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.

    LIVE FROM THE TCM CLASSIC FILM FESTIVAL: FAYE DUNAWAY

    MONTALBÁN THEATRE

    3:00PM-5:00PM

    Passholder exclusive event! Oscar, Golden Globe and Emmy Award winner Faye Dunaway will discuss her life and career in this two-hour interview at the Montalbán Theatre. Attendees are strongly encouraged to arrive early and should plan on staying the full two-hour program, due to the fact that this event will be taped to air on TCM.

    NOTE: Passholders under the age of 18 must be accompanied by guardian

    For directions to the Montalbán Theatre, click here

    NOTE: Passholders under the age of 18 must be accompanied by guardian