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AFI Fest: 'Selma' footage to be unveiled at event with Oprah Winfrey
AFI Fest: 'Selma' footage to be unveiled at event with Oprah Winfrey

One of the more intriguing entrants to the holiday/late award-season calendar is “Selma,” indie filmmaker Ava DuVernay’s take on Martin Luther King Jr. and three critical months in the civil rights movement circa 1965. The film, which stars David Oyelowo as King and counts Oprah Winfrey and Brad Pitt among its producers, doesn’t hit theaters until Dec. 25, when it opens in limited release ahead of a widening in January. But a peek at the movie will now happen at AFI Fest, which will screen 30 minutes of the film on Nov 11, organizers announced Friday. The event, to be held at Hollywood’s Egyptian Theatre, will bring the star power too: a post-screening panel...

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