Ex Libris

Nabokov Voice Over

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Frederick Wiseman's latest documentary, 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. In this clip, staff members record the voice-over for a Nabokov novel.

Aired: 08/01/18

Rating: NR

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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.

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Ex Libris – The New York Public Library

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