• Ex Libris: New York Public Library (2017)

Ex Libris: New York Public Library

Release Date: September 13th, 2017

UN |3 hr 17 min

Plot Summary

In this, the 42nd documentary by Frederick Wiseman (recipient of an Honorary Oscar in 2016), the legendary filmmaker brings his incisive vision behind the scenes of one of the worlds greatest institutions of learning, capturing the vast programmatic scope of NYCs library system. The NYPL is blessed with uniformly passionate staff and deeply devoted, appreciative bibliophiles and beneficiaries across its 92 branches. The film reveals a venerable place of welcome, cultural exchange, and intellectual creativity.

Cast: Elvis Costello , Ta-Nehisi Coates , Richard Dawkins

Director: Frederick Wiseman

Genres: Documentary

Production Co: Ex Libris Films LLC

Distributors: Zipporah Films