Meet The Patels

On Saturday, June 14th at the Los Angeles Film Festival  you will finally be able to, MEET THE PATELS. 

A laugh-out-loud real life romantic comedy about Ravi Patel, an almost-30-year-old Indian-American who enters a love triangle between the woman of his dreams…and his parents,  the film explores the hardships that the current generation can experience while attempting to stay true to their respective cultural backgrounds.  Filmed by Ravi’s sister (Geeta Patel) in what started as a family vacation video, this hilarious and heartbreaking film reveals how love is truly a family affair.

Largely inexperienced in the art of courtship, L.A.-based actor Ravi Patel is suddenly thrown into the deep end of the dating pool when he reluctantly consents to letting his parents find him an ideal Indian bride. As he embarks on a multi-date tour across North America, however, the self-effacing suitor can’t help but wonder whether his quest represents a laudable acceptance of cherished traditions or a pathetic surrender to his own deep-seated insecurities. Watch the trailer now:

Gia On The Move got handed a last minute private screener on this one and it is a tear jerker.  It is a film that everyone can authentically relate to. But most of all it is a lesson in value of family, friendship, trust and true love.

Gia On The Move loves this film and is giving this film its, “WORTH THE TICKET” stamp.  There are two shows available for tomorrow:

Sat, Jun 14th 9:15pm
Regal Cinema L.A. Live- Theater 9

Door Only   (That means SHOW UP!!!)

Tue, Jun 17th 4:45pm
Regal Cinema L.A. Live- Theater 10

Available online – purchase a ticket now

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Meet the Patels

Documentary Competition

(India, USA, 2014, 88 mins, DCP)

In English, Gujarati, and Hindi with English subtitles

US Premiere

Directed By: Geeta V. Patel,
Ravi V. Patel

Screenwriters: Ravi V. Petal, Geeta V. Patel, Billy McMillin, Matthew Hamachek
Producers: Janet Eckholm, Geeta V. Patel
Executive Producers: Geralyn White Dreyfous, Dan Cogan
Cinematographer: Geeta V. Patel
Editors: Billy McMillin, Matthew Hamacheck, Geeta V. Patel, Ravi V. Patel
Music Supervisor: Brooke Wentz
Featuring: Ravi V. Patel, Vasant K. Patel, Champa V. Patel
Host: Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles