Ilona Hongisto

I work across film and media studies, critical theory and political philosophy, specialising in questions concerning the ethics and aesthetics of documentary cinema. My current interests include fabulation, serial forms of storytelling, the documentary frame, film production and financing, the festival circuit, and Eastern European documentary cinema.

I am affiliated with the following research groups and centres:
Networking European Scholarship on ‘How Matter Comes to Matter’ (EU COST Action)
The SenseLab (Concordia University, Montreal, Canada)
SELMA: Centre for the Study of Storytelling, Experientiality and Memory (University of Turku, Finland)
Centre for Media History (Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia)

I am in the editorial boards of:
Eetos Books
Journal of Scandinavian Cinema
niin & näin (advisory board)
Documentary Film Cultures (Peter Lang)



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