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Chicago filmmaker taps into his Indian roots

Chicago-born filmmaker Prashant Bhargava was out making the festival rounds with his feature-length debut, Patang, or, The Kite. The filmmaker grew up on the South Side. The Kite is a journey to his homeland – India – offers a glimpse into an annual kite flying festival and some tense family dynamics.  The film will premier locally Tuesday night - at the Chicago International Film Festival. Bhargava will be present at the Chicago screenings and joined Eight Forty-Eight to talk about his film.

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