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
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