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Ignatiy Vishnevetsky

Ignatiy is a critic and essayist for MUBI.com, co-founder of the acclaimed Cine-File.info, and a contributor to The Chicago Reader. Prior to becoming a film critic, Ignatiy worked as a translator for Novoe Literaturnoe Obozrenie, Russia's premier literary journal. 

Born in the Soviet Union, Ignatiy moved to America when he was eight and soon moved to Chicago "because I could find more films to see here." 

Ignatiy helps program the current Cine-File Selects series at the University of Chicago's Doc Films, the nation's oldest film society. He also co-manages the Odd Obsession underground and alternative video store.

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