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Telluride Film Festival to screen 'Birdman,' 'Rosewater,' 'Wild'

Telluride Film Festival to screen 'Birdman,' 'Rosewater,' 'Wild'

When Hollywood wants to shout about a movie, it travels to Cannes or Toronto. When it wants to launch a few well placed whispers, it journeys to an isolated box canyon in southwestern Colorado.

For the last 41 years, that’s been the home of the Telluride Film Festival, an eclectic affair that has helped launch recent Oscar best picture winners like “12 Years a Slave,” “Argo” and “The King’s Speech.”

This year’s festival, which runs from Friday to Sunday, will feature the first North American screenings of a number of the fall’s most anticipated movies, including Alejandro González Iñárritu’s...

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