Dramaturg / Programmer Mezinárodní filmový festival Karlovy Vary / Karlovy Vary International Film Festival Lenka Tyrpakova, born 1979 in Prague. She graduated from the Faculty of Philosophy and Arts at Charles University after studying Russian and Ukrainian languages. Afterwards she studied Russian and East European Studies at the Faculty of Social Sciences. In 2005 she joined the team of the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival and has been working in the Programme Department since that time; she is a member of the selection committee and a programmer. Since 2008 she also works as a programmer for the Prague Short Film Festival.