Hollywood in Ghana

Hollywood in Ghana

“A cottage industry quickly sprang up in the early 80s when the first videocassettes made their way to the West African nation of Ghana. Armed with a TV, a VCR and a portable generator, mobile cinema operators set up shop in city neighborhoods […]

In order to pack their mobile theaters, promoters hired artists to design movies posters […] The artists – many of whom seem to have only a tenuous grasp on perspective and human anatomy — were oftentimes commissioned to design a poster without having seen the movie or even really knowing what a given movie star looks like.”


2 Responses

  1. NP says:

    @mh: Wauw, dank, staat genoteerd! Jammer dat de online winkel van Extrapool offline is.

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