Ex Libris

Ex Libris - The New York Public Library

Special | 3h 24m 55s Video has closed captioning.

Frederick Wiseman’s film, 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 branches throughout Manhattan, the Bronx and Staten Island, the library is a resource for all the inhabitants of this multifaceted and cosmopolitan city, and beyond.

Aired: 09/04/18

Expired: 10/04/18

Rating: TV-PG

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Funding provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), JustFilms/Ford Foundation, Independent Television Service (ITVS), Sundance Institute Documentary Film Program, The Pershing Square Foundation, LEF Moving Image, Kanopy, and from viewers like you. Fiscal Sponsorship provided by Utah Film Center.

Ex Libris – The New York Public Library


Ex Libris – The New York Public Library

Watch excerpts from the film, and read Wiseman's thoughts on making documentaries.

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