Ex Libris: New York Public Library
- 3h 17min
- Directed by: Frederick Wiseman
- UK release: 13 July 2018
Unobtrusive, observational documentary on the New York Public Library, depicting it as a place central to the beating heart of its city. You’ll marvel at the sheer range of activities going on in the place, and it convincingly suggests that libraries are more important than ever to the creation of a functioning modern society.
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Ex Libris: The New York Public Library9 Jul 2018
Frederick Wiseman returns with a typically unobtrusive and informative documentary
The prospect of a three-hour documentary on the glories of the New York Public Library system may sound daunting; Ex Libris offers such an engaging portrait of a multi-faceted institution that it becomes a warming, vibrant celebration of community and…
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