Much Ado About Knotting


Born into a society obsessed with marriages, a young girl, a not-so-young man and an NRI couple are compelled by tradition to look for matches via classifieds, matchmaking bureaus and websites. Confronted with innumerable criteria that determine who is acceptable and who isn’t, they question themselves and their choices. As they introspect, the mêlée of the matchmaking industry continues. At every turn, there are service providers who are ready to snoop, style and solicit potentials on their behalf. People are endlessly searching for the ideal one, and the often heard question is – When are you getting married? ‘Much Ado About Knotting’ is a light-hearted chronicle of this predicament that almost every Indian faces.

  • When: Saturday, April 5th, 12:00 pm
  • Where: Sala Carlos Monsivais, CECUT
  • Country:  India, 2012
  • Duration: 55 min.
  • Genre:  Documentary
  • English/Hindi Language, English subtitles
  • Directed by: Geetika Narang Abbasi, Anandana Kapur
  • Rating: PG-13
  • Free admission