IAP 228: 50 Years Together: The Godfather and the Making of Italian America, Part 2

Apr 06, 2022 208

BY: Stephanie Longo

This week we’re jumping back into the second part of our two-part episode exploring the 50-year relationship between the Italian American community and Francis Ford Coppola’s “The Godfather”, with a commercial-free conclusion to this well-received conversation.

Since its premiere in March of 1972, The Godfather has been considered one of the most influential and important films of all time, but even before the cameras started rolling, the would-be epic had drawn the ire of Italian Americans frustrated by the continued portrayal of their community as a haven for organized criminality.

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SOURCE: https://italianamericanpodcast.com

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