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March 14, 2003

The Intersection of Folk Art and Kitsch

Posted by Mike on March 14, 2003 10:40 AM

Here's a gallery of hand-painted, promotional posters for movies:


The site explains that the posters were "born from the need to advertise small-scale mobile film distribution, with entrepreneurs sending agents out on the road with videocassettes, television monitors, VCRs and portable gas powered generators into small villages in the Ghanaian countryside to show films, by day inside homes or a local social club, and at night, in the open air, weather permitting."

(via Memepool)