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Beyond Fordlândia Rated U

Beyond Fordlândia

Dir. Marcos Colón. Brazil, 2018. 1h 10m.

Award-winning documentary about the Ford Motor Company’s attempts to establish rubber plantations in the Amazon during the 1920s. This film looks at the recent transition from failed rubber plantations to successful soybean cultivation and the implications this has had on the environment.

The film will be introduced by Professor Laura M. Rival (Associate Professor of Nature, Society and Development, University of Oxford) who will also lead a post-screening Q&A session.