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 41st film by director Frederick Wiseman’s shows how
the public library is still a laboratory of democracy. Featuring Patti Smith, Elvis Costello.
DIRECTED BYFrederick Wiseman