By Erika Owen
Updated: January 24, 2017
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The hustle and bustle of New York City can be intimidating to say the least. Filmmaker Jeremy Meek turned everyday city scenes into moments of comic relief with his new video “Time Reversed in New York.” The twist is elementary: film New Yorkers and tourists in some of the city’s busiest spots (Times Square, Brooklyn Bridge) and reverse the footage. Simple as it may be, the outcome is slightly goofy—a welcomed reaction to the rough and tough attitude New York has become known for.

Erika Owen is the Audience Engagement Editor at Travel + Leisure. Follow her on Twitter and Instagram at @erikaraeowen.

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