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Ribbon cutting Sisters in Cinema

Come out and help us celebrate SISTERS in CINEMA new location

Alderman, film offices to attend ribbon cutting of new Sisters in Cinema Media Arts Center in South Shore

CHICAGO – Greg Mitchell, 7th Ward Alderman, and representatives from the Chicago and Illinois Film Offices are set to attend the Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Celebration of the new state-of-the-art facility on Chicago’s South Side at 3 p.m. on Friday, March 15. The new Media Arts Center, located in the historic South Shore neighborhood, will be home to Sisters in Cinema, a non-profit organization dedicated to centering and celebrating Black girls, women, and gender nonconforming media makers. It will house gallery space, a cozy 35-seat theater, a creative lab, and classroom/conference space. 

Programming at the Media Art Center is developed with community input and will be offered to the South Shore community and Chicago-based industry professionals free of charge with the goal of creating a more inclusive creative community. The development of the Media Arts Center was made possible in part by the City of Chicago’s Neighborhood Opportunity Fund.

WHO: 7th Ward Alderman Greg Mitchell, Representatives from the Chicago Film Office, Representatives from the Illinois Film Office, South Shore native and Sisters in Cinema Founder/CEO Dr. Yvonne Welbon

WHAT: Official Ribbon Cutting of the Sisters in Cinema Media Arts Center 

WHEN: Friday, March 15, 2024, 3:00 PM (CST) - Program at 3:30PM

                                                                      (Subject to Change)

WHERE: 2310 East 75th Street Chicago, IL 60649


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