Ex Libris

Phone Research Room

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In this clip from Frederick Wiseman’s latest documentary, Ex Libris – The New York Public Library, researchers help customers who call the library with questions. Ex Libris 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.

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.

Ex Libris – The New York Public Library

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Ex Libris – The New York Public Library

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