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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.


  • 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 

6:30pm: Venue & food vendors open
7:00pm: Pre-film live music by Silverteeth
8:10pm: 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
Run time: 98 minutes
Director: Ted Braun
Producers: Glen Zipper, Devin Adair
Cast: Bill Ackman, Michael O. Johnson, Julie Contreras, Julio Ulloa, Zac Kirby, Douglas Brooks
Betting On Zero
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