John Mellencamp is teaming up with Turner Classic Movies to take on the new role of guest programmer, curating two special nights of films.
The legendary artist has selected Tortilla Flat, Cool Hand Luke and The Misfits to air on Friday, September 17, followed by The Fugitive Kind, On the Waterfront and East of Eden on Friday, September 24.
Mellencamp is also working with Turner Classic Movies on various projects, including the sponsorship of his forthcoming tour.
He recently participated in the “From Hollywood to the Heartland” interstitial, focusing on how small towns are portrayed in movies as part of TCM‘s July on-air promotion.
This summer, Mellencamp’s documentary The Good Samaritan Tour 2000 was released by Federal Films, along with a companion live album of the same name on Republic Records.
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