Jouko Aaltonen

Visiting researcher
Visiting researcher
A801 Dept. Film, Television and Scenography

Aaltonen is a documentary filmmaker, researcher and teacher. He is a Doctor of Arts, Docent and visiting researcher at Aalto University Department of Film, Television and Scenography. He has published several articles and five books. Jouko is an active film director and producer, and has directed about 20 documentaries for national and international distribution, several of them awarded (see: Aaltonen’s post-doctoral research focuses on the process of documentary filmmaking and the rhetoric of documentary film.

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Nokia Mobile - matkapuhelimen tarina. IDFA Panorama 2017

IDFA - International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam
Invitation or ranking in competition Department of Film Oct 2017


Documentary in Finland: History, Practice and Policy

Jouko Aaltonen, Pietari Kääpä, Dafydd Sill-Jones 2023

Poliittisen äärellä

Jouko Aaltonen 2022 Repeämän kuvat

Sitten ajat muuttuivat

Jouko Aaltonen 2022

Valistaa, taistella vai haastaa?

Jouko Aaltonen 2022 Repeämän kuvat