Meet the Patels (2 PM)

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April 26, 2020
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In this real-life "My Big Fat Greek Wedding," an Indian-American man who is about to turn 30 gets help from his parents and extended family so he can start looking for a wife in the traditional Indian way.

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The Shelter-in-Place Virtual Film Series

The Shelter-in-Place Virtual Film Series is a joint project of Arkansas PBS (ArPBS), Just Communities of Arkansas (JCA), Arkansas Cinema Society (ACS), Washitaw Foothills Youth Media Arts & Literacy Collective (WFYMALC), Arkansas Minority Film & Arts Association (AMFAA), and Arkansas Peace & Justice Memorial Movement (APJMM). It is a weekly series of curated inspirational documentary films with panelists. SCHEDULE April 19: True Conviction (moderated by APJMM) April 26: (moderated by AMFAA) May 3: For Sama (moderated by ACS) May 10: I Am A Girl (moderated by JCA) May 17: Music in Arkansas: Origins (moderated by ArPBS) May 24: College Behind Bars (moderated by WFYMALC)

For Sama | Trailer

Book now at miff.com.au/program/film/for-sama Directors: Waad al-Kateab & Edward Watts Language: Arabic "A rare window into a woman's experience of the Syrian conflict … Simple in concept and shattering in execution, blending hard-headed reportage with unguarded personal testimony, it’s you-are-there cinema of the most literal order." – Variety

Meet the Patels

In this real-life "My Big Fat Greek Wedding," an Indian-American man who is about to turn 30 gets help from his parents and extended family so he can start looking for a wife in the traditional Indian way.

90min 29sec

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    Corrigan Revels

    Found and Director of the Arkansas Minority Film & Arts Association

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