Sailing the Master Home

Director: Gilbert Salas

Institute History

  • 2003 Sundance Film Festival


Filmmaker Gilbert Salas brings viewers on an ocean voyage in which a group of Hawaiian people sail with Mau Pialug, a Micronesian traditional navigator, to his home island of Satawal. The journey is in honor of his help in reviving the ancient art of navigation and sailing by the sky and stars.

— Bird Runningwater

Screening Details


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