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FLYING VIRUS: Genuine Ghana Hand-Painted Action Movie Poster

FLYING VIRUS: Genuine Ghana Hand-Painted Action Movie Poster

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FLYING VIRUS - Authentic Ghanaian Hand-Painted Movie Poster

Poster Details

Discover the allure of African cinema with this original hand-painted movie poster from Ghana, West Africa. Capturing the essence of the action-packed film "FLYING VIRUS," this piece is a vibrant example of the unique art form that flourished with Ghana's mobile cinema era. Crafted with passion and creativity, the poster is painted on recycled canvas, showcasing the artist's vision beyond the movie's scenes.

Size: 62 1/2" x 40 1/4" (159 cm x 102 cm)

Condition: In good condition, in a few places the paint is off, few repairs, a few small size holes, and some signs of wear in the artwork due to usage. Please see the photos.

This poster is a testament to the resilience and creativity of Ghanaian artists, surviving the harsh conditions of outdoor display and transport. Though it bears signs of its adventurous past, including slight paint off, repairs, and small holes, it remains in good condition, inviting you to own a piece of African cinematic history.

Please note: This piece is a genuine artifact of Ghana's vibrant mobile cinema culture, and its imperfections tell a story of its journey and the art form's evolution.

This vibrant hand-painted movie poster brings to life the thrilling and perilous narrative of "FLYING VIRUS," capturing the essence of this action-packed film with its rich, dynamic colors and detailed artwork that reflects the movie's intense storyline.

Cultural and Artistic Significance

Ghanaian hand-painted movie posters, such as this one for "FLYING VIRUS," serve as a testament to the ingenuity and artistic flair of local artists. Originating in the 1980s to advertise mobile cinema screenings across Ghana, these posters are painted on recycled flour sacks, making each piece a unique artwork. This tradition not only highlights the cultural significance of cinema in Ghana but also promotes sustainability through the use of recycled materials.

Film Information

"FLYING VIRUS" (2001)

  • Genre: Horror, Thriller, Science Fiction
  • Director: Jeff Hare
  • Cast: Gabrielle Anwar, David Naughton, Craig Sheffer, Rutger Hauer
  • Plot: In the remote Brazilian rainforest, a journalist discovers a secret experiment involving genetically mutated bees with deadly, fast-acting virus. The bees are shipped to New York City, threatening a global catastrophe.

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