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While we won’t be gathering together in Hollywood this year, we are excited to bring you this virtual Festival to provide our fans an opportunity to simultaneously share their love of movies from the safety of their own homes through unique programming and experiences on the TCM network, within the Classics Curated by TCM Hub on HBO Max, and on TCM’s social media channels. In addition to curated selections of great classic movies, the Festival features many new, exclusive interviews with lauded filmmakers, actors and cultural icons; special presentations, which will illuminate lesser known aspects of Hollywood; and rarely seen archival content. To see the Festival schedule for the TCM network, click here. To see the Festival lineup on the Classics Curated by TCM Hub on HBO Max, click here. For more information on how to access Festival programming, please visit our “How to Fest” guide by clicking here.

The 2021 TCM Classic Film Festival will take over the TCM network from May 6-9 and be available in the Classics Curated by TCM Hub on HBO Max beginning at 8pm ET on Thursday, May 6 through Sunday, May 9. To see the Festival schedule for the TCM network, click here. To see the Festival lineup on the Classics Curated by TCM Hub on HBO Max, click here. For more information on how to access Festival programming, please visit our “How to Fest” guide by clicking here.

Festival programming and viewing experiences on the TCM network and within HBO Max to be unique and exciting for our fans, with very little overlap between the two. Additionally, all Festival content on HBO Max will be available within the Classics Curated by TCM Hub when the Festival launches on Thursday, May 6. Festival programming will also remain available to HBO Max subscribers for a limited time after the Festival concludes on Sunday, May 9. To see the Festival schedule for the TCM network, click here. To see the Festival lineup on the Classics Curated by TCM Hub on HBO Max, click here. To get the most out of your 2021 TCM Classic Film Festival experience, we recommend joining us on both the TCM network and on HBO Max in addition to following TCM’s social media channels. For more information on how to access Festival programming, please visit our “How to Fest” guide by clicking here.

Unlike many other virtual film Festivals, no pass or ticket is required (or available) to get access to the 2021 TCM Classic Film Festival programming. Cable and satellite subscribers with access to the TCM network and HBO Max subscribers will be able to enjoy the Festival experience. For more information on how to access Festival programming, please visit our “How to Fest” guide by clicking here. For the enjoyment of our fans joining us at home we have created downloadable virtual Festival passes which can be printed at home.  To download the passes file, click here.

Yes. If you do not already have an account, you can sign up for a free account by visit zoom.us/signup and entering your birthdate and email address. You will then receive an email from Zoom (no-reply@zoom.us). In this email, click Activate Account.

In order to participate in virtual Club TCM events you must register in advance for the specific events you wish to attend. Please note that the capacity for each event is limited.  You can find the complete list of events and register to attend your desired Club TCM events (space permitting) by clicking here. After successfully registering, you will receive an email with the Zoom link for that specific event. Please note, a Zoom account is required to participate. You can sign up for a free account by visiting zoom.us/signup and entering your birthdate and email address. You will then receive an email from Zoom (no-reply@zoom.us). In this email, click Activate Account.

Yes. The Club TCM events have a limited capacity and spots will be allotted on a first-come, first-served basis. Once all spots have been taken, the event will no longer allow new attendees to register.

We are sorry to hear that you are having trouble. Please contact the Zoom support team directly by visiting https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us.

In addition to curated selections of great classic movies, the Festival features many new, exclusive interviews with lauded filmmakers, actors and cultural icons; special presentations, which will illuminate lesser-known aspects of Hollywood; and rarely seen archival content. To see the Festival schedule for the TCM network, click here. To see the Festival lineup on the Classics Curated by TCM Hub on HBO Max, click here. Be sure to sign up for our Festival emails to get the latest news as it becomes available. You can also follow Turner Classic Movies on Facebook and @TCM or searching for the #TCMFF hashtag on Twitter. For more information on how to access Festival programming, please visit our “How to Fest” guide by clicking here.

Access to the 2021 TCM Classic Film Festival programming is currently limited to North American subscribers of the TCM television network and U.S. subscribers of HBO Max. For more information on how to access Festival programming, please visit our “How to Fest” guide by clicking here.

It is our intention to produce an in-person edition of the TCM Classic Film Festival in 2022. Please sign up for our Festival emails to get the latest news as it becomes available. You can also follow Turner Classic Movies on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.

While there are currently no special Festival subscription offers for HBO Max, the monthly HBO Max subscription fee is $14.99/mo. plus applicable tax. For more information on how to access Festival programming, please visit our “How to Fest” guide by clicking here.

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