Fordlandia Malaise film still

Fordlandia Malaise


Founded in 1928 by Henry Ford in an attempt to circumvent the British rubber monopoly, Fordlandia stands in ruin today. Its remains serve as a stark example of a failed colonial project. Fordlandia Malaise expertly utilizes archival material, drone footage, and interviews with locals to craft a portrait of place, time, myth, and memory.

Preceded by Julio Iglesias’s House (Spain), which sardonically details a Shanghai municipality’s attempt to build a replica of Spain using the pop star’s home as an example.

  •  Portuguese with subtitles


Fordlandia Malaise: Mon, Oct 21 @ 6:00 pm

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Fordlandia Malaise: Sun, Oct 27 @ 8:45 pm

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