Basket Case at Nitehawk Cinema

December 5, 2019


This event is ticketed separately from regular museum admission and we recommend you purchase your ticket in advance.

In honor of Baptized by Beefcake: The Golden Age of Hand-Painted Movie Posters from Ghana, we have partnered with Nitehawk Cinema in Williamsburg for a special screening of Basket Case, one of the many classic horror films featured in our exhibition.

Prior to the screening, audiences will have a chance to hear from our Chief Curator, Angelina Lippert, about why horror and action movies from the 1980s and 1990s make up the majority of hand-painted Ghanaian movie posters, and why Basket Case in particular reflects Ghanaian cultural values in the 90s.

Please note: This event does NOT take place at Poster House, but rather Nitehawk Cinema’s Williamsburg location at 136 Metropolitan Avenue in Brooklyn. Guests should purchase tickets in advance via Nitehawk’s website.

  • Parental Guidance
  • Basket Case is Rated R
  • Location
  • 136 Metropolitan Avenue, Brooklyn
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