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SWAT: Original Ghanaian Hand-Painted Movie Poster Art

SWAT: Original Ghanaian Hand-Painted Movie Poster Art

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S.W.A.T movie poster - Authentic Hand-Painted in Ghana

Discover the vibrancy of African cinema through this authentic, hand-painted movie poster for SWAT, crafted with skill and passion by "AGOOSCO" from the FIRST PAGE Video club in Ghana, West Africa. This unique artwork is a testament to the traditional methods of Ghanaian artisans, painted on recycled canvas from used flour sacks, showcasing the distinct and lively essence of African art.

Size: 56 1/2" x 41 3/4" (143 cm x 106 cm)

Condition: This piece comes in good condition, bearing marks of its journey and story — from minor damages and repairs to areas where the paint has chipped off, alongside signs of wear that only add to its authentic charm. Please refer to the photos for a closer look.

Embrace the chance to own a piece of cinematic history, hand-painted in Ghana, that has not only decorated spaces but has also been a beacon of African culture and artistry worldwide.

This vibrant, hand-painted movie poster brings to life the intense action of the 2003 American film "S.W.A.T.," directed by Clark Johnson. Featuring dynamic portrayals of the main characters and scenes, it captures the film's thrilling essence, while showcasing the distinctive artistic style unique to Ghanaian hand-painted posters.

Cultural and Artistic Significance

Ghanaian hand-painted movie posters are a fascinating aspect of African art, originating in the 1980s with Ghana's mobile cinema culture. These posters, painted on recycled flour sacks, are celebrated worldwide for their creativity and uniqueness, often depicting exaggerated action scenes to attract viewers. Each piece is a unique expression of the artist's vision, making them highly collectible and sought after for their artistic and cultural value.

Film Information

S.W.A.T. (2003)

  • Genre: Action, Thriller, Crime
  • Director: Clark Johnson
  • Cast: Samuel L. Jackson (Hondo), Colin Farrell (Jim Street), Michelle Rodriguez (Chris Sanchez), LL Cool J (Deke Kay), Jeremy Renner (Brian Gamble), Olivier Martinez (Alex Montel), among others.
  • Plot: After assembling a new S.W.A.T. team, Sergeant Daniel "Hondo" Harrelson and his team are tasked with transporting an international fugitive, leading to a city-wide pursuit influenced by a $100 million bounty.

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