PG(Parental Guidance)


Documentary. A look at the day-to-day workings of the New York Public Library.

Content elements

  • One use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context; infrequent use of scatological slang, cursing, and profanity
  • Infrequent use of sexual language - no detail
  • Infrequent references to slavery in a historical context
  • Infrequent depictions of buttock and breast nudity in a non-sexual, art context
  • Infrequent depictions of illegal drug use in a photographic context – little detail

Thematic elements

  • Civic engagement and advocacy
  • Social responsibility and intellectual freedom
  • Public libraries and community

Classification rationale

Rated PG for coarse language in a documentary context

Classification date

January 29, 2018