6 Things To Watch For At This Year's New York Film Festival

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New York City is the cultural capital of the world, so it stands to reason that a film festival bearing its name would be the biggest and most influential of the year. But instead, that distinction goes to cities like Cannes, Toronto, and Park City, Utah, unlikely centers of the movie world thanks to their powerhouse festivals. But NYC will not be denied, and this year’s New York Film Festival, running from September 30 to October 16 at the Film Society of Lincoln Center, is a clear indication that in its 54th year, the NYFF is coming for the crown. Here are the six major things to pay attention to this year.