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Dream Big: Engineering Our World (2017)

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From the Great Wall of China and the world's tallest buildings to underwater robots, solar cars and smart, sustainable cities, DREAM BIG celebrates the human ingenuity behind engineering marvels.

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Greg MacGillivray
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Credited cast:
Jeff Bridges ... Narrator (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jesus Cris Acosta ... Robotics Engineer
Steve Burrows Steve Burrows ... Self
Christian Collier ... Child Playing in Water
Jordan Dove ... Extra
Jay Garcia Jay Garcia ... Lorenzo Santillian
Angelica Hernandez Angelica Hernandez ... Self
Tori Glawe Osborn ... Judge (as Tori Osborn)
Menzer Pelivan Menzer Pelivan ... Self
Jeff Rojo Jeff Rojo ... MIT Student
Josh Schultz ... Robotics Engineer
Christopher Studenka ... Robotics Judge
Haley Tibbs Haley Tibbs ... Extra
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Narrated by Academy Award® winner Jeff Bridges, DREAM BIG: Engineering Our World is a first film of its kind for IMAX® and giant screen theaters that will transform how we think about engineering. From the Great Wall of China and the world's tallest buildings to underwater robots, solar cars and smart, sustainable cities, DREAM BIG celebrates the human ingenuity behind engineering marvels big and small, and shows how engineers push the limits of innovation in unexpected and amazing ways. With its inspiring stories of human grit and aspiration, and extraordinary visuals for the world's largest screens, DREAM BIG reveals the compassion and creativity that drive engineers to create better lives for people and a more sustainable future for us all. DREAM BIG is a MacGillivray Freeman film produced in partnership with American Society of Civil Engineers and presented by Bechtel Corporation.

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A heartfelt story of human ingenuity

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The Shanghai Tower stands higher than 8 jumbo jets, and twists to deflect destructive high winds. See more »

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Narrator: Children learn by doing, by building, by creating.
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References Hannah Montana: The Movie (2009) See more »

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IMAX film on how engineers build the world.
22 January 2019 | by TxMikeSee all my reviews

I found this on DVD from my local library. It was made as an IMAX film so the sound and video are first rate.

Jeff Bridges narrates. It features a few engineers, and a team of high school students, using engineering principles to solve big problems. Like buildings that won't crumble in an earthquake, tall buildings that withstand typhoon winds, a bridge over a dangerous remote river so students can get to school, a canal system in Scotland, an underwater robot competition. It also has a good focus on opportunities for girls and ladies to get into engineering.

Overall a very satisfying and informative presentation. I don't get why there are a few very negative reviews here.


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4 September 2017 (UK) See more »

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