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New Frederick Wiseman Documentary 'National Gallery' Slated for November Release

Photo of Eric Eidelstein By Eric Eidelstein | Indiewire July 3, 2014 at 11:38AM

Earlier this week Zipporah Films announced that Cannes Directors' Fortnight entry "National Gallery" will be released this November. The documentary film, directed by the renowned Frederick Wiseman, gives us a comprehensive look at the London museum that's been around for almost two centuries.
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National Gallery
"National Gallery"

Zipporah Films has announced that legendary director Frederick Wiseman's Cannes Directors' Fortnight entry "National Gallery" will be released this November. The documentary film gives us a comprehensive look at the London museum that's been around for almost two centuries.

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"National Gallery" explores the significance of the art museum in today's word, introduces the roles of the staff and public and is essentially a portrait of one our most important existing cultural institutions. Wiseman previously directed documentaries "Boxing Gym," "Crazy Horse" and most recently "At Berkeley." 

Zipporah Films will release "National Gallery" on November 5 at the Film Forum in New York. 

This article is related to: National Gallery, Zipporah Films, Frederick Wiseman, Documentary Film, Directors' Fortnight, Cannes Directors' Fortnight







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