* Click here to download the audience program (.PDF, 920KB)


June 5-6, 2008: The Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles (co-presented by the UCLA Film & Television Archive and the Autry National Center)

  • June 5th world premiere screening/performance.
  • Score performance by the UCLA Philharmonia (conducted by Neal Stulberg)
  • Two-day public symposium, “Documents of an Encounter.”
  • June 7th: additional dance performance at the Autry National Center

June 10, 2008: The Moore Theatre, Seattle (co-presented by Seattle Theatre Group, Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture, and the Seattle International Film Festival).

June 22, 2008:  The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts, Vancouver, BC (co-presented by the UBC Museum of Anthropology, the UBC First Nations Studies Program, and the UBC Centenary 2008).

  • June 22nd screening/performance.
  • Score performance by the Turning Point Ensemble (conducted by Owen Underhill)
  • June 24th panel discussion at the Museum of Anthropology.

November 9, 2008: The National Gallery of Art, Washington DC (co-presented by Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian)

November 13, 2008: Rutgers University (New Brunswick, NJ)  Symposium - "Moving Pictures: The Celluloid Archive, Indigenous Agency, and the Work of Edward S. Curtis." (Download the event poster).

November 14, 2008: The American Museum of Natural History, New York City (co-presented by the Margaret Mead Film & Video Festival, Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian, Rutgers University, and New York University).

  • Score performance by the Coast Orchestra
  • Limited Kwakwaka'waka performance only

November 16-17, 2008: The Field Museum, Chicago

  • Limited Kwakwaka'waka performance only
  • No live score performance (recorded music by the Turning Point Ensemble)

November 22, 2008: American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting (Society for Visual Anthropology Film Festival), San Francisco

  • Informal screening and discussion of the restored film and score (on DVD) with project co-producers Brad Evans and Aaron Glass
  • Open to conference registrants only