Matthew Rankin


Matthew Rankin is an independent filmmaker and historian. Specializing in Quebec intellectual history and Winnipeg pop culture, Rankin’s work straddles academic, popular, and cinematic approaches to history. As a member of the Montreal History Group, Rankin has written for historical periodicals such as The Beaver and La Revue d’histoire intellectuelle de l’Amérique française and has guest-lectured at l’Université Laval in Québec City. Rankin is also the director of multiple historical films, winner of the 2007 CanWest Global Prize for best short film, and curator of an archive of Winnipeg TV ephemera, which has toured its collection in art galleries throughout Canada.

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    Did you know we have teacher’s guides for many of our titles? These guides are a great help when it comes to tackling tough themes. If you’re a little nervous about discussing Indigenous issues in your classroom, these resources are […]


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