About PATANG: Film Screening, Indoor Picnic and Fireside Chat with Prashant Bhargava

An indoor picnic and screening of the acclaimed film PATANG, followed by a Fireside Chat with Prashant Bhargava. Bring your own blankets and chairs. Refreshments will be available for sale or bring your own.

Patang is a poetic journey to the old city of Ahmedabad, it weaves together the stories of six people transformed by the energy of India’s largest kite festival.

Every year a million kites fill the skies above Ahmedabad—dueling, soaring, tumbling and flying high. When a successful Delhi businessman takes his daughter on a surprise trip back to his childhood home for the festival, an entire family has to confront its own fractured past and fragile dreams.

Music and fireworks, food and laughter, a kaleidoscope of color and light, the magic of the kite flying high — a traditional recipe of healing and renewal.

With naturalistic performances from actors and non-actors alike, bold, lyrical editing, vibrant cinematography and a kinetic score, Patang delights the senses and nourishes the spirit.

Event Info:

  • Saturday, 7th June 2014
  • Open Secret Studio, 8 PM
    401 N Racine Chicago, Il. 60642