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Who is Black Venus?
Black Venus a.k.a. Josephine Baker was an American-born French dancer, singer, and actress who came to be known in various circles as the "Black Pearl," "Bronze Venus" and even the "Creole Goddess". Born Freda Josephine McDonald in St. Louis, Missouri, Josephine later became a citizen of France in 1937. She was fluent in both English and French.
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Black Venus is a fictional character from the 1989 film American Angels- Baptism of Blood.
"Black Venus" is an anthology of short fiction by Angela Carter. It was first published in the United Kingdom in 1985 by Chatto & Windus Ltd. and contains a collection of eight stories, the majority of which are concerned with re-imagining the lives of certain figures in history, with a particular emphasis on some well known through literature.
- also known as "Saints and Strangers", Saints and Strangers
- genre: Speculative fiction
- copyright: 1985
- "Black Venus" is a 2010 French drama film directed by Abdellatif Kechiche. It is based on the life of Sarah Baartman, a Khoikhoi woman who in the early 19th century was exhibited in Europe under the name "Hottentot Venus". The film was nominated for the Golden Lion at the 67th Venice International Film Festival, where it was awarded the Equal Opportunity Award.
- also known as Vénus noire, Темнокожая Венера, Venere nera, Venus Negra, Svart Venus, Mavri Afroditi
- countries: France, Belgium, Tunisia
- languages: English Language, Dutch Language, French, Afrikaans Language
- producers: Charles Gillibert, Marin Karmitz, Nathanaël Karmitz
- production design by Florian Sanson & Mathieu Menut
- written by Abdellatif Kechiche & Ghalya Lacroix
- Yahima Torres as Saartjie Baartman
- Andre Jacobs as Hendrick Caezar
- Olivier Gourmet as Réaux
- Elina Löwensohn as Jeanne
- François Marthouret as Georges Cuvier
- Michel Gionti as Jean-Baptiste Berré
- Jean-Christophe Bouvet as Charles Mercailler, le journaliste
- Jonathan Pienaar as Alexander Dunlop
- Jean-Jacques Moreau as Henri De Blainville
- Ralph Amoussou as Harry, le premier domestique
- Philip Schurer as Peter Van Wageninge
- Christian Prat as Monsieur Campanile
- Violaine Gillibert as Géraldine Rivière
- Olivier Loustau as Le hussard
- Violaine de Carne as Une invitée du salon bourgeois
- Jeanne Corporon as Une invitée du salon bourgeois
- Gilles Matheron as Théobald de Méry
- Eric Moreau as Un spectateur de la baraque de foire
- Albanna Enlil
- casting by Anne Fremiot & Monya Galbi
- cinematography by Lubomir Bakchev
- edited by Camille Toubkis, Albertine Lastera, Ghalya Lacroix
- music by Slaheddine Kechiche
- costume design by Fabio Perrone
- set decoration by Olivia Bloch-Lainé
- genres: Historical drama, Drama
- subject: Saartjie Baartman
- released in (5 years ago)
- award: - César Award for Most Promising Actress nomination for Yahima Torres
- official website: www.mk2.com/venusnoire
- "Black Venus" is a 1983 film directed by Claude Mulot.
- also known as La Venus negra
- countries: Spain, United States of America
- language: French
- producers: Juan Alexander, Robert Ausnit, Andrés Vicente Gómez
- executive producer: Harry Alan Towers
- art direction by Enrique Alarcón
- written by Harry Alan Towers
- based on a story by Honoré de Balzac
- cinematography by Jacques Assuérus & Julio Burgos
- edited by Antonio Ramírez de Loaysa
- music by Gregorio García Segura
- genres: Romance Film, Drama
- released on (33 years ago)
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by Robert Andrews, Peter Hack, Kate Hughes, Bea Uhart
Alternatively, at Challacombe, a hamlet five miles west on the edge of Exmoor, the Black Venus is a traditional place with real ale and excellent food. Travel details Mlnehead to: Bishops Lydeard (mid-March to early Nov 4-8 daily; 1hr 15min); ...
Venus in the Dark (2013)
Blackness and Beauty in Popular Culture by Janell Hobson
Whereas the Black Venus is an enticing representation of sexual- ized, exotic black femininity, the Savage Hottentot is a repulsive icon of wildness and monstrosity. Yet both representations elicit fear and attraction, which are combined and ...
Urban Bush Women (2010)
Twenty Years of African American Dance Theater, Community Engagement, and Working It Out by Nadine George-Graves
The Black Venus is a vexed label ...
by Andrew Maunder
Work Author: Angela Carter This story was originally published in 1980 in the series Next Editions and was reprinted in 1984 in Angela Carter's collection Black Venus. Thecommon concern ofthe stories gathered in this volume isthe ...
Dictionary of Pub Names (2006)
Black Venus Challacombe ...
by Eladio Cortés
La Venus negra (Black Venus) (México: Ireneo Paz, 1880). Novels: El tálamo y la horca (The Bridal Bed and the Scaffold) (México: Francisco Díaz de León y White , 1868). Lágrimas y sonrisas (Tears and Smiles) (México: Tomas Francisco ...
Encyclopedia of the Jazz Age (2015)
From the End of World War I to the Great Crash by James Ciment
Josephine Baker, sometimes referred to as the “Black Venus,” was ...
by Lee Server
As Philip Atlee: Black Venus Contract, The (1975); Canadian ...
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