Indie darling 'Meet the Patels' comes to PBS


When Ravi Patel (Master of None, Grandfathered) was almost 30, he did what he thought he’d never do: He asked his parents to help arrange his marriage.

Fresh off a devastating breakup, Patel couldn’t have imagined the whirlwind that lay ahead; that his sister Geeta would document the journey to find a suitable Indian bride, that they would try to frame the story as a romantic comedy, that they’d be rejected from every major festival — or that their resultant family documentary, Meet the Patels, would eventually be shown on five screens nationwide and then explode onto more than 100.

On Dec. 26, Meet the Patels, which is already streaming on Netflix, will launch the new season of the PBS show Independent Lens. Read more…

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Source: Mashable

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