It’s touching, it’s poignant, it’s funny, very funny. Ray Andrewsen: You know, I can’t imagine a 70, 80, 90-year-old person speed dating.
It’s , a film by Steven Loring, and it’s about speed dating in Rochester, New York. It just doesn’t sound like that would be an event you’d naturally call to mind, somebody who’s an octogenarian or a nonagenarian.
It is a January evening, Friday the 13th — a nightmare dating scenario.
Five minutes prior to the start of a speed-dating program called “Drawn to You” at the El Segundo Museum of Art, organizer Chelsea Hogan confides that no men have RSVP’d.
"I started out to help a few friends who were looking for matches and had met close to a hundred people through matrimonial sites, and not managed to find what they were looking for," he shares, adding that once people sign up, the company does a background check through social media and with the help of a detailed form that participants fill out.
Within an hour, you are likely to meet at least eight singles.