Ghanaian Film Posters on Display at Grunwald Gallery of Art

The Grunwald Gallery of Art at Indiana University will open “Axe of Vengeance: Ghanaian Film Posters and Film Viewing Culture” on August 24th.  The exhibit will feature the large hand painted posters ubiquitous in Ghana in the 1980s and used for advertising public screenings of films played on VCRs.  The exhibit will focus not only … Continue reading Ghanaian Film Posters on Display at Grunwald Gallery of Art

LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes Features Classic Film Posters

Classic film posters featuring Lupita Tovar and Dolores del Rio are showcased at LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes, a center of Mexican American culture and arts seen adjacent to historic Olvera Street downtown Los Angeles Wednesday, April 13, 2011. With an exhibit that includes interactive materials, crosses, letters, paintings, a small canon and other … Continue reading LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes Features Classic Film Posters

‘Deadly and Brutal’ Film Posters from Ghana on View at The International Design Museum Munich

MUNICH.- Die Neue Sammlung – The International Design Museum Munich presents 'Deadly and Brutal' film posters from Ghana, on view until June 26, 2011. Graphic design from West Africa: Ever since the 1980s, hand-painted posters have advertised Nollywood and locally-made action movies or family dramas in Ghana, not to mention the Hollywood blockbusters and martial … Continue reading ‘Deadly and Brutal’ Film Posters from Ghana on View at The International Design Museum Munich