North American cinema generally refers collectively to the film industries of the United States, Mexico, and Canada.

Unlike in Mexico, The term is cultural rather than geographic; the film industries of Cuba is normally considered part of Latin American cinema.[1][2][3]

See also


  1. ^ Mexican Cinema: A Panoramic View, Manuel Michel and Neal Oxenhandler, Film Quarterly 18, #4 (Summer 1965), pp. 46–55.
  2. ^ p. 28, Mexican National Cinema, Andrea Noble, London, New York: Routledge, 2005. ISBN 0-415-23010-1.
  3. ^ Magical Reels: A History of Cinema in Latin America, John King, London, New York: Verso, 2000. ISBN 1-85984-233-X.