Chicago Filmmakers to move to Edgewater

Wed. December 18, 2013 8:48 AM by Windy City Media Group

Chicago, IL - Chicago Filmmakers announced Dec. 12 that it is the finalist to take over and renovate an unused City firehouse at 5714 N. Ridge Ave.

Final approval of the plan is still pending from the city, but is expected in the spring. Chicago Filmmakers expects to pay $36,000 for the space; renovations will cost about $600,000 and last about eight to twelve months.

The organization is currently at 5243 N. Clark St. and is responsible for organizing Reeling: The Chicago LGBT International Film Festival each fall. It also presents the Onion City Experimental Film and Video Festival as well as other screenings and classes.

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