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  1. Read: 'Searching for Sugarman' extractRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 20 |

    ... Segerman and Strydom, and so began his four-year-long quest to make the Oscar-winning documentary,Searching for Sugar Man. Sugar Man: The Life, Death and Resurrection of Sixto Rodriguez outlines three separate journeys and the obstacles and triumphs ...


  2. Film Fund Honoring 'Searching for Sugar Man' Director LaunchedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 14 | Hollywood Reporter

    A film foundation named after the late director of Searching for Sugar Man that aims to set up a $10 million fund to support documentary filmmakers was launched Monday in Stockholm. The Malik Bendjelloul Memorial Foundation is named after the Swedish-born producer of a film that won the hearts of Sundance selectors before going on to win an Oscar.


  3. Carpinteria Theater Will Show Award-Winning Documentary "Searching for Sugar Man"Read the original story

    Jul 24, 2015 | Noozhawk

    How was it possible that a relatively obscure singer/songwriter from Detroit, Michigan, became a cultural phenomenon in apartheid South Africa, yet little was known about him in that country? Rediscover the Academy Award winner for best documentary feature of 2012 when Classic Rock 99.9 KTYD presents a one-time-only screening of "Searching for Sugar Man" on Saturday, Aug. 1, at 7 p.m. at the Plaza Playhouse Theater . Written and directed by the late Malik Bendjelloul, the film chronicles the quest of two Cape Town fans in the late '90s to uncover the mystery behind the rumored death of Sixto Rodriguez, and to know, if he was still alive, where he was and what he was doing.


  4. Sheffield Fest Touts Itself as Major Funding Platform for DocumentariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2015 | Hollywood Reporter

    ... Malik Bendjelloul first pitched the idea that would go on to become the Academy Award-winning Searching for Sugar Man . Another recent success story was Emad Burnat and Guy Davidi 's Oscar nominee 5 Broken Cameras (2011). Last year, 5.5 million ...


  5. Brian Wilson's Tour With Rodriguez Prompts Re-Release of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2015 | SFGate

    Sony Pictures Classics will re-release Malik Bendjelloul 's Oscar-winning documentary "Searching for Sugar Man" in New York and Los Angeles this month as the film's subject, rock musician Rodriguez, prepares to go on tour with Brian Wilson of The Beach Boys, the company announced Tuesday. "Searching for Sugar Man" will be shown for one week limited engagements beginning June 19 at the Laemmle Music Hall in Los Angeles and June 26 at the Village East Cinema in New York City.


  6. Oscars: Joan Rivers Left Out of In Memoriam TributeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2014 |

    ... director Malik Bendjelloul was a phenom who went all the way with his first film, 2012 documentary "Searching for Sugar Man," and was found dead at 36 in May, a little more than a year after winning the Oscar for his first film. Luise Rainer, the ...


  7. Oscars pay tribute to Swedish stars' legacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2015 | The Local

    ... for Searching for Sugarman, which told the story of a musician who became famous without knowing it. Searching for Sugar Man won various other awards, including best documentary prizes from Britain's Bafta and the Directors Guild of America, two ...