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Glenn Close, ‘Beale Street,’ win indie film honors ahead of Oscars

LOS ANGELES: Actress Glenn Close and racial injustice movie “If Beale Street Could Talk” were the big winners on Saturday at the Independent Spirit Awards, a day ahead of the Oscars ceremony. Mexican family drama “Roma,” which is seen as a strong contender for best picture at the Academy Awards on Sunday, won the Spirit award for best international film. The Spirit Awards are the annual honors given to Hollywood’s low-budget movies made for under $20 million. Close, 71, won the best actress award for playing a…