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The Associated Press

From left to right, actress Jennifer Garner, left, actor Matthew McConaughey, and actor Jared Leto arrive at the premiere of "Dallas Buyers Club" at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater on Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013 in Beverly Hills, Calif.

Gallery: Jennifer Garner attends premiere of latest film

Oct. 18, 2013 @ 11:20 AM

Actress Jennifer Garner, who grew up in Charleston, attended the premiere of her new film “ Dallas Buyers Club ” on Thursday evening.

Garner plays a nurse to the main character, Ron Woodroof, a homophobic drug addict diagnosed with HIV and given 30 days to live. With the help of Garner’s character and others, Woodruff, played by Matthew McConaughey smuggles antiviral medications from all over the world and forms the Dallas Buyers Club to provide other paying customers with the alternative but then-illegal treatments.

The film is set for broad release on Nov. 1.