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Northwest Chicago Film Society Moves To Siskel Film Center For Remainder Of 2013

By Chuck Sudo in Arts & Entertainment on Nov 11, 2013 8:25PM

Photo credit: Mike Innocenzi

The Northwest Chicago Film Society is on the move again and they’re hoping this latest move is temporary. The group’s current home at the Patio Theater continues to have problems with heating and air conditioning. The latest snafu is a broken boiler which will cost between $17,000 and $18,000 to repair; the boiler dates back to 1927. The Patio was forced to close during the summer after its air conditioning unit stopped working and owner Demetri Kouvalis was unable to secure a small business grant to repair it.

Kouvalis promised no screenings would be canceled as the weather turns colder (he told DNAInfo Chicago the boiler’s repairs should be completed by Nov. 16 or 17) but the situation led the NWCFS to move the remainder of their autumn screenings to the Gene Siskel Film Center, starting with a Nov. 17 showing of No Time for Love starring Fred MacMurray and Claudette Colbert. For a full list of the remaining screenings and showtimes, click here.