One of the Arab world's most extensive collections of vintage film posters can be found in a cellar below Beirut's busiest shopping district.

The posters, dating back to the 1930s, are of Egyptian, Syrian, Iraqi, Palestinian, and Lebanese film classics.

What started as one man's childhood passion offers a glimpse into the Middle East's rich celluloid past.

Al Jazeera's Imtiaz Tyab reports from Beirut.

Middle East, Lebanon, Arts & Culture