Mary Graham is a writer, documentary journalist, film historian. And probable poet. She has appeared as a feature film specialist at CBC Radio and ARTE, the European Culture Channel. She presents frequently about her ongoing work on the importance of Indigenous contributions to Alberta film history in the media, and at universities, museums, and other public venues. Her book, A Stunning Backdrop: Alberta in the Movies, 1917-1960, published by Big Horn Books, an imprint of University of Calgary Press, will be unleashed on October 31, 2022.