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FOLLOWING SEAS
THURSDAY, January 19 

6:30 PM
Dreamland FILM & PERFORMING ARTS CENTER, MAIN THEATER

 

DIRECTOR: Tyler J. Kelley
94 MIN / USA / Color / 2016

Bob Griffith sailed into Honolulu Harbor in 1960 and met fellow iconoclast Nancy Hirsch. From that moment they were wedded to the sea. Steering their 53-foot cutter Awahnee to places no small boat had been before, they spent decades navigating the relentless pull of family and adventure. Combining recent interviews with exquisitely textured archival 16-millimeter film—shot by Nancy, on location from Antarctica to Polynesia, in the 1960s and 1970s—Following Seas is not only a story of world records and sailing feats, but of a family who truly lived a self-determined life and made the sacrifices their dream demanded.

 

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