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The search for love drives the direction of the documentary “Meet the Patels,” but the feature is truly about the influence of family when negotiating any outside relationships. Starring and co-directed by actor Ravi Patel, the effort is a charming, agreeably unsettled look at the quest for a mate, viewed through the prism of the Indian matchmaking machine -- a system of data and personal judgment that’s eye-opening to watch come to life. “Meet the Patels” has the potential to lose itself in cutesy shenanigans, but Ravi, along with co-star/co-director and sister Geeta, secures a necessary level of honesty about the odyssey as they explore the steps to domestic contentment. Read the rest at


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