Filmmaker Geeta Patel Searches for Love

Posted on July 19, 2010

One in a Billion, follows a 29-year-old Hindu man across the globe as he searches for a woman his parents will approve of. The film, by Indian American Directord Geeta Patel, was one of several projects selected by ITVS’s Open Call in 2009 (Note: this year’s deadline is August 6th!). Ravi Patel is the star of the documentary, co-director on the project, and the filmmaker’s brother. Together, the Patel’s bring a comedic touch to the high-pressured world of arranged marriages. Geeta Patel previously directed Project Kashmir, which aired last season on Independent Lens. Learn more about One in Billion and the filmmaker from her interview below… 


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