Sanctuary Student Filmmaking Workshop

Student filmmaking workshop and competition flyer


February 28-29, 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.


February 28 at Tauese P.F. Sunia Ocean Center

February 29 at Fagatele Bay

Co-hosted by National Marine Sanctuary of American Samoa and Fale Film, this 2-day intensive filmmaking workshop will focus on youth perspectives in the national marine sanctuary at Fagatele Bay. Limited seats available. High school students must have parental consent and must register in advance to participate. To register, please contact

Fautasi Heritage Exhibit

Fautasi being rowed through a bay

Monday through Friday. Walk-in visitors, or group tours available on-request

Tauese P.F. Sunia Ocean Center

Discover the significance of fautasi (Samoan longboat canoe) as a living maritime cultural heritage in American Samoa. Launched in April 2019, the Fautasi Heritage Exhibit features the largest collection of historic fautasi images, alongside historical content developed as part of an ongoing Maritime Heritage Program initiative.