While a lifelong fan of genre films, Neil Calderone is primarily a scholar and educator. He spent approximately a decade in college earning a BS in Biology with minors in Ancient Greek, Chemistry, Latin and Music. He then went on to work on an MS in Bioorganic Chemistry. Neil is a former Bioorganic Chemist whose research was in the synthetic design of “lock picks” for the nucleus of human cells. He left the scientific field to pursue his passion for education. He is now a high school science teacher at one of the top-rated high schools in Chicago. Neil is also the founder and film programmer of the Chicago Cinema Society (www.chicagocinemasociety.org) whose goal is to provide fantastic film festival programming all year long. The Chicago Cinema Society has received many accolades from local media such as winning a prestigious “Best of Chicago” award from the prominent local magazine The Chicago Reader.
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