VOTD: “The Godfather” Panel At Tribeca 2017

The 2017 Tribeca Film Festival has wrapped with one of its final events being director Francis Ford Coppola reuniting with a few members of the principal cast of “The Godfather” for a 90-minute Q&A on stage. Video of that event has now gone online and can be seen in full below.

Al Pacino, Diane Keaton, James Caan, Robert Duvall, Talia Shire, and, from ‘Part II,’ Robert De Niro all showed up for the event which followed a back to back screenings of the first two films followed by the Q&A in order to celebrate the 45th anniversary of the original film.

Director Taylor Hackford moderated the panel which focused a lot on the difficulties Coppola had getting his film made and his threats of firing along with his struggles with the studio and the real hard time Paramount had with the casting of Pacino.