WBEZ | 'The Kite' http://www.wbez.org/tags/kite Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en Chicago filmmaker taps into his Indian roots http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2011-10-11/chicago-filmmaker-taps-his-indian-roots-93041 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org//segment/photo/2011-October/2011-10-11/4277683459_75437c577a_o.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>Chicago-born filmmaker Prashant Bhargava was out making the festival rounds with his feature-length debut, <a href="http://vimeo.com/3240664" target="_blank"><em>Patang</em></a>, or, <em>The Kite</em>. The filmmaker grew up on the South Side. <em>The Kite </em>is a journey to his homeland – India – offers a glimpse into an annual kite flying festival and some tense family dynamics.&nbsp; The film will premier locally Tuesday night - at the <a href="http://www.chicagofilmfestival.com/entries_and_requirements/" target="_blank">Chicago International Film Festival</a>. Bhargava will be present at the Chicago screenings and joined <em>Eight Forty-Eight</em> to talk about his film.</p></p> Tue, 11 Oct 2011 14:48:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2011-10-11/chicago-filmmaker-taps-his-indian-roots-93041