The film goes behind the scenes of one of the greatest knowledge institutions in the world, a place of welcome, cultural exchange and learning. The New York Public Library exemplifies the deeply rooted American belief in the individual’s right to know and be informed.
Doclisboa wants to question the present of film, bringing along its history and assuming cinema as a mode of freedom. By refusing the categorization of film practice, it searches for the new problematics that cinematic image implies, in its multiple ways of engagement with the contemporary. Doclisboa tries to be a place to imagine reality through new modes of perception, reflection, and possible new forms of action.