‘Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1’ Posters Pay Tribute to District Heroes

Mockingjay District Poster
Lionsgate

There’s no doubt that the Capitol would approve of Lionsgate’s latest promotional campaign for “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1.”

The studio recently released posters celebrating Panem’s — the post-apocalyptic nation where “Hunger Games” is set — district heroes. The propaganda-style images “salute the citizens” of the mining, technology, fishing, transportation, grain, livestock and lumber districts.

In addition to the visually stunning photos that could easily be found in a high fashion magazine, the viral marketing campaign includes a “government website” for Panem, TheCapitol.pn.

The site features bios of the heroes, including the lumberjack below. “Elias Haan, 26, has kept the axe handed down to him by his great-grandfather as a reminder of the hardships he and his great District have overcome.”

Courtesy of Lionsgate

Katniss’ (played by Jennifer Lawrence) own District 12 has the most startling poster of all plastered with a six-year-old coal miner.

Courtesy of Lionsgate

“Mockingjay – Part 1” opens on November 21 so there are five more months of clever marketing to look forward to.

Vist the Capitol website for the rest of the posters.

All images courtesy of Lionsgate.

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  1. jason says:

    The first poster looks like Cm Punk with a leg missing lol

  2. skyeknightdent says:

    So strange that they’re giving Lionsgate credit for the photo promos of each district since that is a major plotpoint and cause for controversy in the book Mockingjay. I recently reread it and even though friends of mine think the books are superficial, I can see a distinct relationship to the economic equality debates and guides in the book for how to overthrow the one-percenters up top. As to my friends, I try to tell them gently that the books were not written for most people in their sixties. :)

  3. sadly links to photos & Capitol Posters aren’t working!

  4. bitter trekkie says:

    I’ve never been a fan of the books but I’m impressed by the depth and richness of this alternative world, even if I get the giggles every time I think of the oppressive Capitol = Future Denver.

  5. Mr. Average says:

    That District 12 poster is odd since the Capitol bombed District 12.

  6. Ellen Hester says:

    Hi katness I like the series of the movie but in the third movie did Peter win the hunger games because I like Peter to win I don’t wont to be killed by disrect

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