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Ex Libris: The New York Public Library

Ex Libris: The New York Public Library goes behind the scenes of one of the greatest knowledge institutions in the world and reveals it as a place of welcome, cultural exchange and learning. 

With 92 locations throughout Manhattan, the Bronx and Staten Island, the library is committed to being a resource for all the inhabitants of this multifaceted and cosmopolitan city, and beyond. 

This is 41st film from acclaimed documentary filmmaker Frederick Wiseman whose work is primarily devoted to exploring American institutions shows how the public library is still a laboratory of democracy.

Event Information

Running Time: 3hrs 26mins

BBFC Advice: TBC

Director(s): Frederick Wiseman

Country of Origin: USA

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