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 film reveals a venerable place of welcome, cultural exchange, and intellectual creativity.
All ticket sales to benefit FOWL (Friends of the Winthrop Library). Evening will include an update on the project as well as an opportunity for questions. Pizza and concessions available.