Attend the world premiere of documentary film "Curtis Comes Back to Seattle: Rediscovering Edward Sherriff Curtis & Native American Culture in the Pacific Northwest," from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19 at the Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave., Level 1, Microsoft Auditorium, 206-386-4636.

Library events are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Parking is available for $7 after 5 p.m.

"Curtis Comes Back to Seattle" follows the descendants of Edward Curtis, Princess Angeline and others as they explore the Seattle roots of Curtis' North American Indian project during the 150th anniversary of Curtis' birth.  The film also highlights sesquicentennial events sponsored by The Seattle Public Library and Beyond the Frame, including appearances by authors Timothy Egan and Clay Jenkinson. It is the final installment in a series of Curtis sesquicentennial films available online at

At this event, Jeffrey P. Smith, executive director of the Nakani Native Program, will introduce the film. Director Vaun Raymond will be available for Q&A after the screening. Raymond specializes in documenting Seattle history and teaches filmmaking at The Art Institute of Seattle.

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