WBEZ | Patang http://www.wbez.org/tags/patang Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en Listeners and filmmakers share impactful foreign films http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2011-09-30/listeners-and-filmmakers-share-impactful-foreign-films-92685 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/segment/photo/2011-September/2011-09-30/1965-02.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>Today we’re having some fun with foreign film. The 47th Annual <a href="http://www.chicagofilmfestival.com" target="_blank">Chicago International Film Festival</a> starts October 6 and runs through October 20. On today's show, we ask listeners to share foreign films that have had a strong impact on them. Did it take you days to get the haunting beauty of <em>City of God</em> out of your head? Are you still marveling at the massive allegory that is Kusturica’s <em>Underground</em>?</p><p>Mimi Plauche, programming director from the Chicago International Film Festival shares her impactful moment in foreign film. We also hear from Chicagoan Prashant Bargava, whose film, <a href="http://www.patang.tv/" target="_blank"><em>Patang</em></a>, is screening at this year's festival. Plus a few WBEZ staff members share their impactful foreign films.&nbsp;Milos Stehlik, director of <a href="http://www.facets.org/" target="_blank">Facets Multimedia</a> and <em>Worldview's</em> film contributor, adds his wisdom to the discussion.</p></p> Fri, 30 Sep 2011 16:35:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2011-09-30/listeners-and-filmmakers-share-impactful-foreign-films-92685 9.30.11 http://www.wbez.org/episode/93011 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/episode/images/2011-september/2011-09-30/patang.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>Today, we examine the power of foreign film. Jerome and <em>Worldview </em>film contributor <a href="http://www.wbez.org/contributor/milos-stehlik" target="_self">Milos Stehlik</a> take calls from listeners who tell us about the scenes and characters in foreign film that made a lasting impact on their lives. To join in, give us a call at <strong>312-923-9239. </strong>Also weighing in are WBEZ staff members, as well as Mimi Plauche, head of programming for the <a href="http://www.chicagofilmfestival.com/" target="_blank">Chicago International Film Festival</a>, and Prashant Bhargava, director of <a href="http://www.patang.tv/" target="_blank"><em>Patang</em></a>, a film in this year’s festival.</p></p> Fri, 30 Sep 2011 14:31:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/episode/93011