Meet the Patels…and the O’Rourkes….and the Brennan’s…and the Barsetti’s…

This delightful documentary from Geeta and Ravi Patel really tells the story of what every young adult in every close ethnic group who is “of marriage age” hears from their family: when are you going to get married? And will you please choose a nice Indian/Italian/Greek/Jewish girl/boy and make your mother and me happy? What makes it more interesting is that one of the filmmakers, Ravi, is going through it right now, with his awesomely fantastic and witty Indian family. We get to see every painful and hilarious step, thanks to his sister Geeta, who films the whole thing. Adding in a little outside-his-ethnic-group dating, checking out prospective dates on Facebook before meeting them, and one of many laugh out loud scenes involving what could only be described as Indian Speed Dating (The Patel Expo!!), serve to effortlessly weave old and new world together.   An Old World Tinder if you will…

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Meet the Patels…and the O’Rourkes….and the Brennan’s…and the Barsetti’s…