Imax has produced a documentary that is titled “Dream Big” and the goal of the documentary is to make engineering flashy, appealing, and cool. The American society of engineers came to the producers of the documentary and told them they wanted help for a problem. That problem was there was a lack of engineers in America. They wanted something to be produced that would inspire more minorities and women to take up engineering as a profession. The film contains dramatic visuals of the great feats of engineers and includes images of the Great Wall along with stories about engineers that are meant to inspire people from all over the world. One engineer that was featured was Menza Pelivan who constructs buildings in quake-prone areas of the world and she describes her experience of losing her home to an earthquake in Turkey. The film is narrated by actor Jeff Bridges and by present count has already been seen by more than three million people who come to Imax theaters. It is presently streaming on Netflix and the producers state that there about twenty-five million persons are expected to have a view of it. The next goal is to show the film around the country in almost every school so as to inspire students to be engineers.

Key Takeaways:

  • There is an Imax documentary that is out and the title of the documentary is “Dream Big.” It’s main ambition is to make engineering appealing and cool.
  • The American society of engineers came to the producers of the documentary and told them to help them with a problem because there was a lack of engineers.
  • The film is narrated by Jeff Bridges and by the last count as to viewership it has already been seen by more than three million people.

“The finished film mixes dramatic visuals of engineering marvels in big cities and remote landscapes, like the Great Wall, with inspiring stories from all over the world.”

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