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How did a poor little black girl from Missouri become the Queen of Paris, before joining the French Resistance and finally creating her dream family “The Rainbow Tribe”, adopting twelve children from four corners of the world? This is the fabulous story of the first black superstar, Josephine Baker.

  1. Ilana Navaro


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  1. Josephine Baker

    Josephine Baker

    Self (archive footage)

  2. Léonie Simaga

    Léonie Simaga

    Narrator (voice)

  3. Sara Martins

    Sara Martins

    Josephine Baker (voice)

  4. Tracy Denean Sharpley-Whiting


  5. Simon Njami


  6. Margo Jefferson


  7. Katja Amberger

    Katja Amberger

    Self (voice)

  8. Monia Douieb

    Speaker (voice)

  9. Anke Solveig Jeschke

    Self (voice)

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Josephine Baker: The Story of an Awakening
Josephine Baker: The Story of an Awakening

Original Title Joséphine Baker, première icône noire

Status Released

Original Language French

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