The program for the upcoming 63rd BFI London Film Festival has just been announced, and Talia Zucker’s short film Child will debut at the festival

September 1, 2019

In addition to being presented in the main program, Child has also been selected as one of 12 films in competition for the Short Film Award.
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The program for the upcoming 63rd BFI London Film Festival has just been announced, and Talia Zucker’s short film Child will debut at the festival

In addition to being presented in the main program, Child has also been selected as one of 12 films in competition for the Short Film Award.

The Short Film Award recognises short form works with a unique cinematic voice and a confident handling of chosen theme and content. The Short Film Award joins other competitive sections, for Best Film, Best Documentary and Best First Feature, recognising audacious, inspiring filmmaking and showcasing the extraordinary creative achievements of both British and International filmmakers.

Child is an Australian/USA production and was developed through the Directing Workshop for Women at the American Film Institute. Talia was one of eight directors selected for the prestigious directing program in Los Angeles.

On being selected for the BFI London Film Festival, Melbourne-born writer/director Talia Zucker said, “We are thrilled to be playing in competition at BFI London. It will be a great privilege to share the film at this exciting festival, which has presented the work of some of our favourite filmmakers.”

Child will screen at BFI London as part of the Debate Section on Friday, October 4th at 6:15pm at the Prince Charles Cinema & Saturday, October 5th at 12:40pm at the Vue, West End. There will be an additional presentation of the film on Saturday, October 12th at 3:30pm at the Empire, Haymarket as part of the Short Film Awards Programme.