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Santa Barbara made movie The Bet

April 4, 2013 by Addison Proctor

The Community Film Studio Santa Barbara is the world's first attempt to form a motion picture company based on the model of a traditional community theater. A non-profit organization, CFSSB brings together volunteers, both seasoned professionals and enthusiastic newcomers, to create original feature films instead of stage plays. The Bet is the very first film to result from this experimental approach to filmmaking.

Written by CFSSB member, Annie J. Dahlgren, and directed by Emmy Award-winning actress Finola Hughes, this light-hearted romantic film tells the story of a suburban teenager and his grandfather who place a wager to see who will be the first to find love.

Two World Premiere screenings will take place at Santa Barbara's historic Arlington Theatre - April 19th and 20th.  A Sneak Preview Gala/Fundraiser took place April on April 4th at the Bacara.

The Details:

World Premiere Screenings - April 19 & 20, 2013
Arlington Theatre
1317 State Street
Santa Barbara, CA
(805) 963-4408

Select which date you wish to attend the World Premiere screening to purchase tickets directly through Ticketmaster.

Purchase tickets for Friday April 19th Screening
Purchase tickets for Saturday April 20th Screening

$12.50  - General Admission*
$40 - VIP Package* 
(includes reserved seating plus private reception following the film. Meet the director and stars of the film and enjoy drinks and dessert.)

*Pricing Note:

Tickets are available at the Arlington Box Office and, for convenience, through Ticketmaster. Using a credit card to purchase from either the Arlington, or through Ticketmaster, will incur additional upcharges over which we have absolutely no control. For the lowest price (as quoted above), purchasing in person with cash is the most cost-effective way. If you choose to go in person and charge your tickets at the Arlington, there will be an upcharge. If you purchase online through Ticketmaster there will be additional upcharges. We apologize for this but it is out of our hands.

VIP Tickets
$40 when paying with cash, in person, at the Arlington Box Office
$42.50 when paying with credit card, in person, at the Arlington Box Office
$50.60  if purchased on line with credit card through Ticketmaster.

General Admission Tickets
$12.50 when paying with cash, in person, at the Arlington Box Office
$15.00 when paying with credit card, in person, at the Arlington Box Office
$17.40  if purchased on line with credit card through Ticketmaster.

The Bet trailer


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