Tuesday, February 2, 2016

TCMFF Updates Drop

Today, an announcement was made for new films and guests for the 2016 TCM Classic Film Festival (TCMFF), April 28-May 1 in Hollywood. The big news is that Gina Lollobrigida will be in attendance and will appear before screenings of her films, Trapeze (1956) and Buona Sera, Mrs. Campbell (1968). In addition, filmmaker Bruce Brown will be on hand for a screening of his 1966, classic surfing documentary, The Endless Summer. Also announced today is the appearance of Oscar winner Marlee Matlin for the 30th Anniversary of Children Of A Lesser God and a special live event Voices Of Light: The Passion of Joan of Arc (1928), featuring a live orchestra and chorus performance of original score by Richard Einhorn with conductor Dr. Mark Sumner.

New films announced today include:

  • Buona Sera, Mrs. Campbell (1968) 
  • Children Of A Lesser God (1986)
  • The Endless Summer (1966)
  • The Keys Of The Kingdom (1944)
  • The Kid (1921)
  • The Passion of Joan of Arc (1928)
  • The Song Of Bernadette (1943)
  • Trapeze (1956)

Previously announced films:

  • Horse Feathers (1932)
  • It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
  • The King and I (1956)
  • Shanghai Express (1932)
  • A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (1945)

At this point, we should be seeing announcements like this more frequently until the full schedule drops about three weeks out from the Festival. See the full announcement here.

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