With special guest film maker Antony Loewenstein to discuss his film PREMIERE QUEENSLAND SCREENING with UQ’s Professor Peter Greste (UNESCO Chair) and Dr Heloise Weber (POLSIS) in panel discussion.

6.30 light refreshments, 7.15pm film screening, 8.15 panel discussion/questions with the audience.

When aid and politics meets business, who really gains from the global giving industry?

DISASTER CAPITALISM is a compelling documentary that goes inside Afghanistan, Haiti and Papua New Guinea to reveal the dark side of moneymakers and aid exploiters unafraid to make a killing from the misfortune of others. Best-selling journalist and author Antony Loewenstein joins award-winning filmmaker Thor Neureiter on a six-year journey through the world of shady miners, resilient locals and secretive governments.

Free admission but bookings essential.

Thank you to everyone who attended and supported this event. Read more about the night here.


About Documentary Film Night

Masters of Development Practice, School of Social Science

Organizer of DISASTER CAPITALISM - Documentary Film Night

The Masters of Development Practice offers a unique, multidisciplinary approach to advancing the knowledge and skills of students who seek to obtain a better understanding of the challenges of development in the contemporary context.

The program is designed to enable students to appreciate the multifaceted nature of development, draw connections, identify challenges, and devise critically informed problem-solving strategies.

Taught by internationally recognised researchers, our courses bring together aspects of community level development, urban and regional planning, social planning and evaluation of development projects, and political as well as political economy analysis from local to global levels.

Find out more at https://social-science.uq.edu.au/postgraduate/development-practice



Steele Buidling (03), The University of Queensland, St Lucia campus