Jan 26, 2013 2:35 AM by Christina Jensen, KSBY News

Ben Affleck receives award at Santa Barbara International Film Festival

The stars are aligned at the 28th Annual Santa Barbara International Film Festival.

Nearly two weeks after Ben Affleck won best Director and best picture at the Golden Globes, he received the highest honor in Santa Barbara Friday evening.

Ben Affleck took home the Modern Master Award at the Arlington Theatre for his work in "Argo," which he directed, produced and starred in.

The movie is based on a true story and follows the covert operation to rescue six Americans in Iran.

The Santa Barbara International Film Festival will showcase international and independent films from 49 countries through February 3, 2013.

For a list of all the events, ticket prices and screenings head to the news link section at KSBY.com.



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