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Zbigniew Banas is a film critic, teacher, and a radio and television journalist. He holds a B.A. degree from the University of Chicago and Sc.M degree from Brown University. Over the years, his reviews have appeared in Chicago Reader, Boston Phoenix, New City and other publications. He is affiliated with WPNA (1490 AM) and WNVR (1030 AM) radio stations in Chicago, as well as Polvision TV (Ch. 24.4).
He is currently an Instructor in International Film at Loyola University in Chicago and in the past has lectured at Columbia College. He also moderates discussions for Talk Cinema and teaches film-related classes for the Road Scholar program. Mr. Banas has been accredited as a journalist at over 20 film festivals, including Cannes, Berlin, Toronto, and Sundance. He is a member of the Chicago Film Critics Association.