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Movie Mojo: Hand-Painted Posters from Ghana

May 2, 2011 @ 8:00 am - 7:00 pm

Free

In the 1980s, Ghanaian itinerant cinema entrepreneurs traveled from village to village utilizing hand-painted movie posters to advertise their wares. Painted on flour sacks by a wide variety of artists, these posters displayed the wild imagination these movies inspired. Posters advertising West African films often expressed the changing relationship of West Africans to Christianity and indigenous religions. In the 1980s, Ghanaian itinerant cinema entrepreneurs traveled from village to village utilizing hand-painted movie posters to advertise their wares.

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Date:
May 2, 2011
Time:
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:

Venue

Chicago Cultural Center
78 E. Washington St.
Chicago, IL United States

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