Helena Bendová

She studied Film Studies at Charles's University. From 2001 to 2004 she worked in the National Film Archive where she was a member of the editorial board of Iluminace journal. Since 2002 she has been the editor-in-chief of Cinepur film bimonthly. Her pedagogical activity at the FAMU (Center of Audiovisual Studies) and at Charles' University (Department of Film Studies) focuses primarily on the history of French cinema, audience and reception studies, on the theme of body in cinema etc. Together with David Čeněk she edited and co-translated the book Jean-Luc Godard: Texts and Interviews. Since 2006 she has been a member of the council of State Fund for the Support and Development of Czech Cinematography.