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306 Ratings

Black Venus

Vénus noire

Directed by Abdellatif Kechiche
France, Belgium, 2010


Directed by Abdel Kechiche, Vénus noire is based on the life of Sarah Baartman, a Khoikhoi girl who in the early 19th century was exhibited in Europe under the name “Hottentot Venus”.

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Black Venus Directed by Abdellatif Kechiche

Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival

2010 | Winner: Equal Opportunity Award

Village Voice Film Poll

2010 | Nominee: Best Undistributed Film

Indiewire Critics' Poll

2010 | Nominee: Best Undistributed Film

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