Thank you to Eesha Patel for snapping her way through the evening. Honoured guests Lyn Beazley and Ken Michael with Sheena Ong, documentary maker of The Humanitarian Engineer. A show of support from the Engineers Australia contingent was led by Susan Kreemer-Pickford and included former and current WA Continue Reading
As an event, the re-release screening was always going to sit in the shadow of the Premiere: a smaller budget, a shorter evening, a more intimate venue, no catering and fewer frills… But this second screening on 27 February 2015 matched – and in some ways even outshone – its Continue Reading
Originally released in 2014, The Humanitarian Engineer has screened across Australia and overseas. Three months after its premiere, the film was offered a grant by Engineers Without Borders Australia (EWB) who saw its potential to inspire audiences and strengthen a worldwide conversation on humanitarian engineering. Learn more | Catch Continue Reading
Many thanks to Gary Lazorov for capturing the evening. Guests and relatives Simon Loh and Diana Koh with the documentary’s director Sheena Ong and MC Russell Woolf. Honoured guest Carmen Lawrence, former premiere of Western Australia & Director of UWA’s Centre for the Study of Social Change, gave Continue Reading
Countless people on the night asked me how I was feeling. I must have replied earnestly but without 100% lucidity because I was, in truth, incapable of feeling anything more than impressions, so strong was my focus on the execution – the “doing” – of the event. It’s only in Continue Reading
It all began in late July 2013, with fifteen of us gathered in a training room in South Melbourne on EWB’s Mickey Sampson Leadership Program. As part of the program, we were each invited to take on a personal project of our own choosing. Actually, that’s not true; it began Continue Reading
The Humanitarian Engineer will be screening in Perth in partnership with Engineers Australia, and Melbourne as part of Engineers Without Borders’ National Council 2014 held in Gippsland. Perth – May 2014 (TBA) Melbourne (Gippsland) – July 2014 (TBA) You can also contact the producer to organise your own screening of this documentary.