Image features a white candelabrum set against a dark background. The candles, although white, drip red, recalling blood. The title of the film advertised appears across the top of the poster. Please scroll down to read the blog post about this object.

Candelabrum, seemingly cut out of black ground, sitting on a support, holding five candles which are dripping with red blood. Food or flower arrangement at lower right. Upper center in white: “FILM CUBANO EN COLORES DIRRECION: TOMAS GUTIERREZ ALEA CON: NELSON VILLAGRA / LA ULTIMA CENA” (The Last Supper).

Featured Image: Poster, La última cena (The Last Supper), 1977; Designed by Paul René Azcuy Cárdenas (Cuban, b. 1939); screenprint on wove paper; 76.2 x 50.5 cm (30 in. x 19 7/8 in.); Museum purchase from Smithsonian Institution Collections Acquisition Program Fund and through gift of Anonymous Donors,1994-65-2

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