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Film Settings by Continent
United States

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Central America

The Caribbean South America
Europe Asia
Africa Australia
Arctic and Antarctic Outer Space



Central America

The Caribbean

South America



China, Tibet, Korea, Japan, Arabian Peninsula (Sinai Peninsula [Egypt]), Southwest coast of Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Persian Gulf States, Saudi Arabia, South Asia [India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Iran], The Middle East (Turkey and Cyprus, Syria, Lebanon, Palestine, Israel, Jordan), Siberia, CENTRAL ASIA (Afghanistan), SOUTHEAST ASIA (Burma, Thailand, Laos), MALAYSIA (Singapore), Cambodia, Vietnam, INDONESIA (Sumatra, Java, Kalimantan, Celebes, Moluccas, Lesser Sunda Isles, Philippines,


Middle East Films

Pacific Islands


Antarctica and Arctic Regions

Outer Space

Resource tools:

Basinger, Jeanine. A Woman's View: How Hollywood Spoke to Women, 1930-1960. NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 1993.
Bernheimer, Kathryn. The 50 Greatest Jewish Movies. Secaucus, NJ: Carol Publishing Group, 1998.
Bogle, Donald. Toms, Coons, Mulattoes, Mammies, & Bucks. NY: Continuum, 1973.
Crowther, Bruce. Captured on Film: The Prison Movie. London: B. T. Batsford Ltd., 1989.
Martin, Mick and Porter, Marsha. Video Movie Guide 2001 Ballantine Publishing, 2000.
Roquemore, Joseph. History Goes to the Movies: A Viewer's Guide to the Best (And Some of the Worst) Historical Films Ever Made. NY: Doubleday, 1999.

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