Ex Libris - The New York Public Library
Documentarian extraordinaire Frederick Wiseman bestows upon us his 43rd film in 50 years. If you thought libraries are just repositories for books, you're in for a big, wonderful surprise. Co-Sponsored by: San Francisco Public Library Those flashing their San Francisco Public Library cards at this film will be entitled to a small bag of delicious, entirely organic Roxie popcorn, available with real butter upon request! "One of the greatest movies of Mr. Wiseman's extraordinary career and one of his most thrilling". - Manohla Dargis, NY Times. Frederick Wiseman's film, 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. The library is committed to being a resource for all the inhabitants of this multifaceted and cosmopolitan city, and beyond. It is one of the most democratic institutions in America - everyone is welcome. The Library strives to inspire learning, advance knowledge and strengthen communities.