Exclusively for passholders*, 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 — including our own Robert Osborne and Ben Mankiewicz. 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.


1:00pm - 2:00pm - Meet TCM
Get to know the people behind the network! Join TCM staffers for a look behind the scenes at network programming, how TCM is produced and what’s coming up on the horizon.

3:00pm - 4:00pm - So You Think You Know the 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).


12:30pm - 1:30pm - A Conversation with Kevin Brownlow
The renowned filmmaker, film historian and 2010 recipient of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Governors Award Kevin Brownlow will discuss his films, career and lifelong passion for silent cinema with author, film historian and documentarian Cari Beauchamp.

Due to unforeseen circumstances, we regret to announce that Carl Davis will be unable to join us in person at this event as previously announced.

3:00pm - 4:00pm - Taking the Fall: A Conversation with Hollywood Stuntmen
Whether it’s crashing a car, jumping off a train or being dragged behind a truck, it’s all in a day’s work for Hollywood stuntmen. Join stunt performing veterans Jeannie Epper (Romancing the Stone, Blade Runner), Loren Janes (IT’S A MAD MAD MAD MAD WORLD, Bullitt) and Conrad E. Palmisano (AIRPLANE!, First Blood) as they discuss the history of the stuntman profession and their decades of experience in the business.  They will be interviewed by TCM senior writer/producer Scott McGee.

5:30pm - 6:30pm - Hollywood Home Movies: Treasures from the Academy Film Archive Collection
The Academy Film Archive shares some unique gems from its collection with a screening of specially selected home movie footage from Hollywood’s Golden Age. The home movie craze extended to Hollywood’s film professionals, including stars and directors who captured their families, friends, parties and vacations, as well as behind-the-scenes activities on their film sets. The Academy Film Archive houses a wide variety of home movies and will present a selection of excerpts in the context of the Festival’s “Cinematic Journeys” theme, including Sophia Loren in Greece, the cast and crew of Gunga Din on location in the Sierras, a Malibu party with Jimmy Stewart and other stars, Lucille Ball filming a Western in New Mexico, and many more. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to enjoy unique and rarely-screened footage. Actresses Mitzi Gaynor and Fay McKenzie will make a special appearance during this Club TCM event. Presented by Randy Haberkamp, Managing Director of Programming, Education and Preservation for AMPAS and Lynne Kirste, Special Collections Curator at the Archive.


12:30pm - 1:30pm - A Conversation with Tippi Hedren
Golden Globe winner and friend of TCM Tippi Hedren shares memories of her career in golden age Hollywood—providing insights on the great talents she has worked with (including Alfred Hitchcock, Jessica Tandy, Rod Taylor, Sean Connery, Isabelle Hupert, Dustin Hoffman) and behind the scenes stories from some of her greatest films (THE BIRDS, Marnie, I Heart Huckabees)—and discusses her many recent roles in film and television. She will be interviewed by film professor and author Foster Hirsch.

3:00pm - 4:00pm - A Conversation with Max von Sydow
From the Swedish art cinema of the late 1950s to Hollywood productions of today, Max von Sydow has remained a powerful presence in film and an icon of enduring versatility. Join the Academy Award-nominated actor and international film star as he discusses his extraordinary life and career.

5:30 - 6:30pm - “What’s the Score?” with Alex Trebek
Do you have an ear for music and a knack for facts?  Join renowned television game show host Alex Trebek for this special movie music trivia contest. Pre-registration is not required, and you can join a team on the spot (minimum 3 team members, maximum 6).

7:30 - 8:30pm - LE MANS: Behind the Scenes
Incorporating footage from the actual 1970 24 Hours of Le Mans race, LE MANS (1971) is widely considered one of the most authentic of racing films, due in no small part to the passion that star Steve McQueen had for the sport. Join Chad McQueen and race car drivers Derek Bell and Vic Elford as they talk about the making of the film and their memories of LE MANS.


10:00am - 12:00pm - Classic Movie Memorabilia Appraisals by Bonhams
(Lobby of Roosevelt Hotel)

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. For more information or to make an appraisal appointment, please visit

12:30pm - 1:30pm - Frances Marion and the Powerful Women of Early Hollywood
Half of all films written before 1925 were written by women. Hollywood was a magnet for creative women at a time they were not welcome in other professions. As directors, editors, producers, and particularly as writers, women thrived and nurtured each other during this unique period. Film historian and author Cari Beauchamp explores the story of these pioneers of Hollywood in this in-depth presentation.

3:00pm - 4:00pm - Hollywood’s Silent Echoes
Comedy legends Charlie Chaplin, Buster Keaton and Harold Lloyd filmed their classic movies on the streets of Hollywood. Join author and “archaeologist of early cinema” John Bengtson for a multi-media tour of silent-era Hollywood filming locations, some located just steps from Club TCM. Then travel north to Cottage Grove, Oregon, for a behind-the-scenes tour of how Buster Keaton filmed his 1926 masterpiece THE GENERAL in this presentation.  

Presenter John Bengston has also provided directions for film fans to take their own self-guided tour of many silent film locations in the Hollywood area. Click the link below to access and print the directions:


Select Works from Bonhams
Bonhams auction house shares select items from upcoming entertainment memorabilia auctions, including rare collectibles associated with Festival programming. Additional details about these items and upcoming auctions are available at

Celebrating Cinematic Journeys: Photography from the Academy's Margaret Herrick Library
TCM is proud to present these rare photographs from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, celebrating the "Cinematic Journeys" theme of this year's Festival. On vacation or on location in exotic locales, stars like Humphrey Bogart, Elizabeth Taylor and Cary Grant deliver their unique and undeniable glamour no matter what the environment. Special thanks to Randy Haberkamp, Jane Glicksman, Faye Thompson, Stacey Behlmer and Matt Severson for their support of this exhibit. 

*Select events limited by pass level.