Fordlandia Malaise film still

Fordlandia Malaise

Synopsis

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

Screenings

Fordlandia Malaise: Mon, Oct 21 @ 1:00 pm

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Fordlandia Malaise: Sun, Oct 27 @ 3:45 pm

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