Film Poster Painters

Film Poster Painters

王小棣Shaudi WANG
1986
  • Taiwan
22min
Colour
  • Video
G

Film Poster Painters

Synopsis

The workers putting up the hand-painted movie billboards was once a common sight in Taiwan. Nonetheless, both the demand for the artists and their wages have experienced a sharp plunge over the years. This episode interviewed several masters of hand-painted movie posters and their family, providing a glimpse at the significance of these family-run businesses and the inevitable changes in the film industry.

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Shaudi WANG