About the film
capitalism amazon rainforest environmental destruction industrialisation automotive industry rubber brazilian history brazilian indian industrial town
Release Date: January 01, 2017
|Slogan||:||«An Environmental Account of Henry Ford’s Adventure in the Amazon»|
An environmental account of Henry Ford’s Amazon experience decades after its failure. The story addressed by the film begins in 1927, when the Ford Motor Company attempted to establish rubber plantations on the Tapajós River, a primary tributary of the Amazon. This film addresses the recent transition from failed rubber to successful soybean cultivation for export, and its implication for land usage.