Category Archives: Tunisia

A Roman (Polanski) Holiday

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Roman Polanski may not be going anywhere for a while, now that (allegedly?) raping a 13-year-old has finally caught up with him and all. He may be holed up in a Swiss jail, but his films provide a trip around the world. Even after his exile from the United States in 1977, the director continued to shoot on location throughout Europe ... Read More »

Pop Quiz: Outerspace Edition

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Q: This location may have played “a long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away,” but it’s actually a salt lake, one that dries up almost completely during the annual dry season. It starred in a massively famous film — can you recognize this all-time classic? Bonus points if you can locate, where on earth you’ll find this very ... Read More »

A Long Time Ago…Far, Far Away—In Film: Tunisia

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  “It’s only a shame that beautiful Tunisia never plays itself,” begins Museyon Guide Lee Middleton’s tour of the north African nation of Tunisia. While it may not get top billing, Tunisia has stood in for other eras, and, in Star Wars, even filled in for other galaxies. About Your Guide: Lee Middleton has traveled and worked in 34 countries ... Read More »

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