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ARMSTRONG: Original Ghanaian Hand-Painted Movie Poster Art

ARMSTRONG: Original Ghanaian Hand-Painted Movie Poster Art

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Authentic Hand-Painted "ARMSTRONG" Movie Poster from Ghana

Poster Details

Discover the unique allure of Ghanaian cinema through this authentic, hand-painted movie poster for ARMSTRONG. Crafted with passion by Leonardo for ZAAP Video Club, this piece represents the vibrant culture and artistic tradition of Ghana, West Africa. Made on recycled canvas, formerly used flour sacks, it showcases the ingenuity and creativity of local artists.

Size: 60" x 42" (152 cm x 106 cm) - A grand display of artistry that vividly brings the action genre to life.

Condition: This poster bears the marks of its journey - average condition with some damages, repairs, small size holes, and signs of wear. Each imperfection adds to the story of its journey from the streets of Ghana to your collection.

Embrace the history of Ghanaian mobile cinema, a testament to the era when artists like Leonardo brought blockbuster films to life in remote corners of Ghana, sparking the imagination of many. This ARMSTRONG poster is not just art; it's a piece of cinema history, making it a must-have for collectors and enthusiasts of African art.

Please note: Poster comes with signs of usage and wear, enhancing its authenticity and historical value. See photos for more details.

Poster Details

This hand-painted Ghanaian movie poster for "Armstrong" is a vivid representation of the action-packed thriller directed by Menahem Golan. Using bold colors and dynamic compositions, the local artist brings to life the film's intense atmosphere, highlighting the central characters and the suspenseful narrative set against a Moscow backdrop. Painted on recycled flour sacks, this unique artwork captures the essence of the film while showcasing the distinctive style of Ghanaian poster art.

Cultural and Artistic Significance

Ghanaian hand-painted movie posters are a fascinating blend of art, cinema, and culture, emerging in the 1980s to promote mobile cinema screenings across Ghana. Crafted on recycled flour sacks, these posters were designed by local artists who interpreted the films in their unique style, often adding a creative twist to the depicted scenes. Each poster is a unique piece of art, reflecting the artist's vision and the community's engagement with cinema. This tradition not only showcases the artistic talent in Ghana but also represents a significant aspect of the country's cultural heritage.

Film Information


  • Director: Menahem Golan
  • Cast: Kimberley Kates, Frank Zagarino, Charles Napier, Joe Lara, and Richard Lynch.
  • Plot: The story follows former Navy SEAL Rod Armstrong, living in Moscow, who is drawn back into action after the murder of his mentor. He uncovers a plot involving nuclear missiles being sold on the black market, leading to a high-stakes mission to prevent a global catastrophe.

"Armstrong" is a thrilling action movie directed by Menahem Golan, featuring Kimberley Kates and Frank Zagarino in a story set against the end of the Cold War. The plot revolves around covert operations, international intrigue, and the threat of nuclear weapons falling into the wrong hands. This film captures the tension of the era, offering a mix of suspense, action, and drama.

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