In the early years of cinema history, movie posters were simply used as advertising material at the movie theaters, the same function as the menu at a restaurant; what feast should I enjoy this evening? Some posters, especially the hand-painted movie posters, were a bit dark or scary, others were dazzling with bright colors, some were someway more informative, while others were fully teasing.
Later, movies started to take a big place in our hearts, played a large part of our childhood growing up, and we slowly started to be fascinated by the idea that a hand-painted film-inspired work can be a truly beautiful piece of art. Nowadays movie posters play a huge role in every cinema memorabilia collection, because they’re art, unfortunately, a forgotten one.
Today we’re shedding light on Arabic hand-painted movie posters. We actually came across many from different decades and different genres, design approaches, colors, and styles. Scroll down to check them out!