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1970s New York City on Film: The Godfather


June 26, 2013

Please join us on Wednesday, June 26 at 6 p.m. for a screening of Francis Ford Coppola's The Godfather (1972, 175 min) in the first floor corner room of Mid-Manhattan Library.

1970s New York City on Film is part of NYC Summer and a full schedule is available at

All film screenings are FREE and each program includes an introduction to the film as well as a guided discussion afterwards. Seating is first-come, first-served and doors open at 5:30 p.m.

The Godfather (1972, 175 min), directed by Francis Ford Coppola, is based on Mario Puzo's 1969 novel, The Godfather. The film presents a powerful New York crime family from 1945 to 1955 and centers on the transformation of Michael Corleone (Al Pacino) from reluctant family outsider to ruthless Mafia boss while also chronicling the Corleone family under the patriarch Vito Corleone (Marlon Brando).

Please contact Karen Ginman at or Thomas Knowlton at if you have any questions.

Do you need a film flyer? Click here for a PDF of the flyer. The complete film listing is also on page 13 of the NYPL NOW magazine.