TCMFF Picks & Plans with TCM Producer Yacov Freedman

What are you watching?

All TCM Classic Film Festival ask this of their fellow fans at the festival. We also wonder what the folks who work at TCM themselves want to watch. Classic Couple asked TCM Producer Yacov Freedman what he plans to watch from home during TCMFF 2021. Here is a Yacov’s top pick.

Yacov Freedman
TCM Producer

I’m a huge behind-the-scenes wonk so I always love the presentations from Craig Barron and Ben Burtt, and I can’t wait to see what they have in store with Jet Jockeys in Love: The Making of Chain Lightning, which will be playing on HBO Max. Without giving anything away, I hear that they used the “virtual” format in a fun and exciting way that’ll be a real kick to watch. 

Plus they’re doing a Q&A in Club TCM on Saturday, and those are always fascinating. Craig and Ben are intensely knowledgeable but they’re also hugely entertaining, and I can’t wait to see what they’ve got cooked up! Sight and Sound Makers: A Chat with Ben Burtt & Craig Barron. Club TCM Zoom Event on Saturday, May 8 at 6:00 pm ET; advance registration required.

Classic Couple Shout-Out

Yacov Freedman is a special friend to us here at Classic Couple as a huge supporter of our Raleigh-Durham TCM Club. We appreciate all that he does to help us keep our local fans connected with TCM.

P.S. Yacov did not know we were going to say this when he agreed to this feature. Hope we didn’t embarrass him too much.

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