TCM launching film festival

Robert Osborne to host event with more than 50 screenings

Turner Classic Movies is launching a film festival.

The first TCM Classic Film Festival will take place April 22-25, 2010, in Hollywood.

It will include more than 50 screenings of classic movies as well as special events and appearances by actors, actresses, directors and producers.

THR's Robert Osborne, TCM's primetime host, will be the official host of the festival.