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The Over-the-Top Artistry of Ghana’s Painted Movie Posters

An exhibit at the Poster House museum remembers the mobile cinema of 1980s and ’90s Ghana

Photographs of posters from Ernie Wolfe’s ‘Extreme Canvas 2’ for Poster House, 2018; by Ola Baldych

By Cory Matteson

AsAs part of her preparation for a new exhibition of vintage hand-painted Ghanain movie posters, Poster House chief curator Angelina Lippert scoured eBay to buy video cassette…

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