Press release: TCM (Turner Classic Movies) will welcome several notable film luminaries to the already-exciting lineup for the 2015 TCM Classic Film Festival. Oscar® winner Dustin Hoffman, Oscar nominee Alec Baldwin, and Oscar-nominated filmmaker Spike Lee are set to appear at the festival, taking place in Hollywood March 26-29.
Dustin Hoffman will sit down for an extended discussion with Oscar nominee and former co-host of TCM’s The Essentials, Alec Baldwin following a screening of Bob Fosse’s Lenny (1974). Hoffman earned an Oscar nomination for his performance as comedian Lenny Bruce.
Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Spike Lee will present a screening of his acclaimed biographical drama Malcolm X (1992), starring Denzel Washington in one of his most celebrated performances.
The 2015 TCM Classic Film Festival will also feature tributes to a pair of artists whose work behind the camera has helped shape the last half-century of movie-making:
Film Editor Anne V. Coates, ACE will appear at screenings of her Oscar-winning work in David Lean’s Lawrence of Arabia (1962) and Steven Soderbergh’s caper Out of Sight (1998).
Stuntman and Stunt Coordinator Terry Leonard will introduce and discuss two of his best-loved films, Steven Spielberg’s Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) and John Milius' The Wind and the Lion (1975).
In addition to the screenings of their films, Coates and Leonard will participate in detailed conversations about their careers at Club TCM.