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Looking at Edward Curtis Film Screening with Director Marie Clements

Looking at Edward Curtis Film Screening with Director Marie Clements

Hugo House

1021 Columbia St., Seattle, 98104

We’re excited to announce that the Beyond The Frame – To Be Native initiative will be hosting a screening of the new documentary Looking At Edward Curtis at Hugo House on Oct. 8, Indigenous Peoples’ Day. This short film focuses on Curtis’ work specifically with tribes in the Pacific Northwest. Join us to explore how Native peoples reckon with Curtis’ complicated legacy today.

Looking At Edward Curtis writer, director, and producer Marie Clements (1491) will be on hand for a panel discussion following the screening. Clements an award-winning writer and filmmaker specializing in innovative works that ignite an Aboriginal and intercultural reality.

Looking At Edward Curtis (trailer) was featured earlier this year at the DOXA documentary film festival. The event will take place at the new Hugo House at 7 p.m. on October 8. Admission to this event is free and open to the public.

Read about the panelists and filmmaker Marie Clements:

Marie Clements (Canadian Métis) is an award-winning writer, director, and producer who has worked to ignite her brand of independent story-making to a variety of mediums including film, TV, radio, new media, and live performance. Her award credits include the WIDC Feature Film Award for RED SNOW, and Best Public Service Film for her docudrama NUMBER 14.

Polly Olsen (Yakama) is the Tribal Liaison for the Burke Museum, where she works to build communities through education opportunities, health education, and research. In partnership with a network of indigenous communities, she helps develop projects that honor traditional and cultural protocol, while building self and community resiliency.

Jennifer Squally (Puyallup) runs her freelance photography business Jennifer Squally Photography when she’s not harvesting geoduck with the Puyallup Tribal Shellfish Department. Squally uses her love for the outdoors and passion for the future of our Earth to tell a story through her lens.

fabian romero (mestiza and Purepécha) is a PhD student in Gender, Women & Sexuality Studies at the University of Washington. romero’s interests in the integration of indigenous feminist approaches to colonial legacies, gender, sexuality, and immigration fuel their work as a two spirit poet, filmmaker, and artist.

Temryss Lane (Lummi) is a Senior Project Manager at Pyramid Communications. Temryss creates connections across cultures, advocating for indigenous empowerment and inclusion. Her work as a scholar, sports broadcaster, and former professional soccer player has guided her career to sports arenas, classrooms, and indigenous lands globally.