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Environmental Film Festival: Following Seas
  • Date: Wednesday, March 22, 2017
  • Time: 7:00 pm
  • Location: William G. McGowan Theater, Washington, DC

From their first meeting in Hawaii in 1960, Bob Griffith and Nancy Hirsch spent decades sailing the seas. Using archival 16mm footage, Following Seas celebrates their adventures, from Polynesia to circumnavigating Antarctica. (94 min., 2016). Following the film will be a discussion featuring filmmakers Tyler J. Kelley and Araby Kelley.

Presented by the National Archives in partnership with the 2017 Environmental Film Festival in the Nation’s Capital, in celebration of their 25th anniversary.

Reserve a seat

All public programs at the National Archives are free. Reservations are recommended; seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. The doors to the building will open 45 minutes prior to the start of the program. Use the Special Events entrance on the corner of Constitution Avenue and 7th Street, NW. Click here for more information on getting to the National Archives and parking.Live captioning will be available online and in the William G. McGowan Theater. If you require an alternative or additional accommodation for an event (such as a downloadable transcript or a sign language interpreter), please send an email to public.program@nara.gov or call 202.357.5000 in advance.