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Artist talk with Matthew Rankin on April 18

Thursday, April 18, 2024

7 p.m.

Academy Building (A208)

Matthew Rankin was born in Winnipeg and studied history at McGill and Université Laval.

Working in hybrids of animation, documentary and fiction, Rankin is the director of 30 short films and two features. His work has been presented at Sundance, SXSW, Annecy, TIFF, Berlinale, Cannes Critics Week and on the Criterion Channel. His first feature, The Twentieth Century, was awarded the 2020 FIPRESCI Prize of the International Film Critics at the Berlin Film Festival and the Best Canadian First Feature Prize at TIFF in 2019.

Now living in Montreal, Rankin has been artist in residence at Yaddo, MacDowell, Acme Artist Studios, the Klondike Institute of Art and Culture, and was briefly employed as a GT6 Media Officer for the Dominion Parks Branch.