By CBS 2 Chicago Staff

CHICAGO (CBS)– The arts are expanding on Chicago’s South Side.

“Sisters In Cinema” started in the nineties as a website for African American women filmmakers. Monday, they’re breaking ground on a new media arts center.

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The center will be located in the South Shore neighborhood, where its founder Yvonne Welbon grew up.

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Half of the money came from a grant through Chicago’s neighborhood opportunity fund. Mayor Lori Lightfoot will be on hand for the groundbreaking ceremony Monday afternoon.

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