Director of the French Cinematheque

Frédéric Bonnaud is the current director of the French Cinematheque. He
began his career as a journalist and radio animator in the magazine Les Inrockuptibles, which he later managed. He then joined the radio station France Inter as a film critic and participated in various programs over the years. Since the creation of the Charivari in 2003, Bonnaud began conducting his own radio shows in which he led conversations revolving around the intersection of cinema with the other arts, as well as with philosophical and political themes, thereby playing a key role in the milieu of french cinema. In 2015 Bonnaud became the director of the French Cinematheque in Paris, taking on the role of assuring the preservation of film heritage as well as its diffusion amongst new audiences.