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Source: BFI

The BFI London Film Festival 2019 will take place from October 2-13, the festival has confirmed today.

It will be led for the second time by festival director Tricia Tuttle, who took over from Clare Stewart last year.

Submissions for the 2019 event are open now through the festival website. The final submission deadline is Friday June 14 at 5pm GMT.

Last year’s festival screened 229 feature films including 21 world premieres, with titles such as Steve McQueen’s opener Widows, Yorgos Lanthimos’ The Favourite and Jon S. Baird’s closer Stan & Ollie.

The best film award for the official competition went to Sudabeh Mortezai’s Joy.