UW Cinematheque: Premiere Showcase

Ex Libris | USA | 2017 | DCP | 197 min. Director: Frederick Wiseman

Date
Friday, November 03, 2017
Time
7 p.m.
Location
Description
In his newest film, the 87-year-old Wiseman examines the New York Public Library, from the daily challenges facing its devoted staff to the needs of its passionate users. Spanning 92 branches, the enormous scope of this system offers a complex topic for a masterful filmmaker creating another essential study of a cultural institution. In Ex Libris, Wiseman finds a treasured subject that faces a period of change and uncertainty, even as the system continues its dedicated service to its community.
Cost
Free
Contact
262-3627, ben.reiser@wisc.edu