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Directed by Frederick Wiseman

United States 2017 197 mins In English

Frederick Wiseman’s 42nd documentary brings his incisive vision to of one of the world’s greatest institutions of learning, capturing the vast programmatic scope of New York City’s library system. The NYPL is blessed with rich collections, uniformly passionate staff, and deeply devoted, appreciative bibliophiles and beneficiaries across its 92 branches. Wiseman reveals a venerable place of welcome, cultural exchange, and intellectual creativity as it works to sustain its traditional activities while adapting to the digital revolution.

Genres: Documentary

Appears in: Weekend Engagements