Queer storytelling is front and center at New York’s premier film fest

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Now that awards have been handed out in Venice, Telluride and Toronto, it’s time for New York’s annual celebration of cinema, which descends on Lincoln Center for more than two weeks, beginning Friday. For many of the New Yorkers and the others who travel to the city for the screenings, the festival provides a first glimpse at several of the year’s most significant films, making post-screening chatter a bellwether for awards season prospects. This year, as movie lovers spill out into the bars, restaurants and after-party venues near the Upper West Side performing arts destination, many of the biggest films...