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EX LIBRIS - The New York Public Library Has World Theatrical Premiere Wednesday, September 13 at Film Forum
Film Forum is pleased to announce the world theatrical premiere of EX LIBRIS – The New York Public Library on Wednesday, September 13. In this, the 42nd documentary by Frederick Wiseman (recipient of an Honorary Oscar in 2016), the legendary filmmaker brings his incisive vision behind the scenes of one of the world’s greatest institutions of learning, capturing the vast programmatic scope of NYC’s library system. The NYPL is blessed with uniformly passionate staff and deeply devoted, appreciative bibliophiles and beneficiaries across its 92 branches. The film reveals a venerable place of welcome, cultural exchange, and intellectual creativity.
For tickets and more information, visit the Film Forum website.
Frederick Wiseman will be attending several Q&As following screenings of EX LIBRIS. Click here for dates and times.