NYC Parks Special Events copyright (c) 2016 NYC Department of Parks and Recreation http://nyc.gov/parks/events NYC Department of Parks and Recreation en-us Wed, 07 Dec 2016 22:14:23 GMT <![CDATA[Arts, Culture & Fun: Meet the Patels Screening]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/12/17/arts-culture-fun-meet-the-patels-screening http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/12/17/arts-culture-fun-meet-the-patels-screening Date: December 17, 2016

Indie Lens Pop Up and PBS present a screening of Meet the Patels. Ravi Patel is almost 30, an actor, and, worst of all to his traditional Hindu parents, still unmarried. After he breaks up with his white girlfriend, Ravi submits to his parents' wishes and allows them to play matchmaker. The true-life romantic comedy Meet the Patels explores the influences of culture and identity on the most intense, personal, and important part of one's life — love.

Stay for a lively conversation about Meet the Patels after the screening.

About Indie Lens Pop-Up Indie Lens Pop-Up is a neighborhood series that brings people together for film screenings and community-driven conversations. Featuring documentaries seen on the PBS series Independent Lens, Indie Lens Pop-Up draws local residents, leaders, and organizations together to discuss what matters most, from newsworthy topics to family and relationships. Make friends, share stories, and join the conversation. Can't attend in person? Find Independent Lens on Facebook for information on our online Pop-Up events.

Start time: 4:30 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

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Location: Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park)

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Q099 Flushing Meadows Corona Park 2016-12-17 2016-12-17 4:30 pm 6:00 pm 40.75149917602539000, -73.83439636230469000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57ffc81608e9c.jpg Thu, 01 Dec 2016 10:15:09 EST
<![CDATA[Arts, Culture & Fun: Meet the Patels Screening]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/12/23/arts-culture-fun-meet-the-patels-screening http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/12/23/arts-culture-fun-meet-the-patels-screening Date: December 23, 2016

Indie Lens Pop Up and PBS present a screening of Meet the Patels. Ravi Patel is almost 30, an actor, and, worst of all to his traditional Hindu parents, still unmarried. After he breaks up with his white girlfriend, Ravi submits to his parents' wishes and allows them to play matchmaker. The true-life romantic comedy Meet the Patels explores the influences of culture and identity on the most intense, personal, and important part of one's life — love.

Stay for a lively conversation about Meet the Patels after the screening.

About Indie Lens Pop-Up Indie Lens Pop-Up is a neighborhood series that brings people together for film screenings and community-driven conversations. Featuring documentaries seen on the PBS series Independent Lens, Indie Lens Pop-Up draws local residents, leaders, and organizations together to discuss what matters most, from newsworthy topics to family and relationships. Make friends, share stories, and join the conversation. Can't attend in person? Find Independent Lens on Facebook for information on our online Pop-Up events.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Lost Battalion Playground (in Lost Battalion Hall Recreation Center)

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Q401 Lost Battalion Hall Recreation Center 2016-12-23 2016-12-23 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.73223876953125000, -73.86503601074219000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57ffc81608e9c.jpg Thu, 01 Dec 2016 10:15:09 EST