Around the same time, his 78-year-old uncle who had never dated met someone and “they were like teenagers again.
At one screening, teenage girls asked him if he could make a documentary about them.
“Nobody understands us or wants to listen to us,” they told him.
You watch as some are crushed by the results while others are elated.
Loring even followed three couples on future dates.
“All of us do have the need to feel affection, to love,” she says.
Loring’s interest in doing a film about this generation came after his father died, when his mother was suddenly alone and struggling with emotional issues of being alone at age 70.
You get a scorecard (as pictured) and fill in your interest level for each person you meet. After you’ve met everyone, you pick your top choices and if there’s a match (both people indicate they’re interested), you’ll both be notified. In merely 5 minutes, you have to sell yourself but also solicit info from her as well.
Then it’s totally up to you where you take it from there. After going into this with a total open mind, I would HIGHLY recommend speed dating for you guys. The time limit will help you be direct, succinct and creative. That hot one with the huge tits would normally ignore you at a bar, but in this setting, she has to give you her time. Maybe she and her twins will find you surprisingly sexy. There’s always an abundance of women at these events.
She’ll lead a discussion about the film after the screening.
Younger people are uncomfortable talking about senior issues because they have to confront their fear of getting older and worries about their own human frailty, she says.
They tell stories of how they first met or what dating was like when they were teenagers.