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Betting On Zero

Thursday August 11 | 8:10pm
Ochre Court Lawn, Salve Regina University

Rules & Guidelines

community event

6:30PM - Venue & food vendors open
7:00PM - Pre-film live music by Silverteeth
8:10PM (sunset) - Film, followed by conversation with:
- Bill Ackman - Film Subject, Hedge Fund Manager, Philanthropist
- William D. Cohan - Best Selling Author, Vanity Fair Contributing Editor
- Ted Braun - Director

- Free popcorn courtesy of Kiel James Patrick
- ALL Salve Regina lots are open for parking, street parking also available
- On-site food vendors: Boru Noodle Bar & Acacia Cafe Food Truck
- BYO picnic, blankets & chairs
- Bike racks on-site provided by Bike Newport
- Rain Venue: Casino Theatre, 9 Freebody Street, Newport

Free Event - Suggested $5 Donation 

Allegations of corporate criminality and high-stakes Wall Street vendettas swirl throughout this riveting financial docu-thriller from Darfur Now writer-director, Ted Braun.  Controversial hedge fund titan Bill Ackman is on a crusade to expose global nutritional giant Herbalife as the largest pyramid scheme in history while Herbalife execs claim Ackman is a market manipulator out to bankrupt them and make a killing off his billion dollar short.  Caught in the crossfire are middle Americans forging their financial future, working class Latino’s seeking justice, and a business model affecting the lives of millions around the world. BETTING ON ZERO weaves deception, hubris, intrigue, and greed in a surprising, deeply emotional dive into the world of money, fraud and the American Dream.

Run time: 98 minutes
Director(s): Ted Braun
Producer(s): Glen Zipper, Devin Adair

Bill Ackman, Michael O. Johnson, Julie Contreras, Julio Ulloa, Zac Kirby, Douglas Brooks