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  • Errol Morris Talks About 'Killing' and Reinventing Documentaries

    Oscar voting is ongoing through Feb. 25, and a rule change could affect the outcome of one of the year's most interesting categories: documentary feature. The five excellent contenders fall into roughly three categories: feel-good movies ("20 Feet From...
  • From 'Salinger' to 'Mitt' and 'Chicagoland,' TV rediscovering documentaries

    From 'Salinger' to 'Mitt' and 'Chicagoland,' TV rediscovering documentaries
    Documentaries were supposed to be a dying genre -- and living proof that we were becoming dumber as a nation. Reality TV is cheaper and easier to make. And who has time for lengthy, in-depth explorations of anything any more in the age of Twitter? Docs...
  • Can Oscar documentary nominee '20 Feet' prevail over darker matter?

    "Searching for Sugar Man," the absorbing investigation into the whereabouts of an elusive '70s singer-songwriter, won the Academy Award for feature documentary last year. It was the first time that the entire body of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and...
  • 'Sugar Man' director death was suicide, family says

    Swedish director Malik Bendjelloul, whose 2012 documentary "Searching for Sugar Man" won the best documentary Oscar, committed suicide, his family says. "I can confirm that it was suicide and that he had been depressed for a short period of time,"...
  • 'Sugar Man' director Malik Bendjelloul reportedly committed suicide

    'Sugar Man' director Malik Bendjelloul reportedly committed suicide
    The death of Malik Bendjelloul, the Oscar-winning Swedish director of the music documentary "Searching for Sugar Man," was a suicide, his brother has said. Johar Bendjelloul told the Swedish newspaper Aftonbladet that his brother took his own life at...
  • Review: Sixto Rodriguez pays tribute to director Bendjelloul

    Review: Sixto Rodriguez pays tribute to director Bendjelloul
    Sixto Rodriguez, the singer whose life was significantly affected by film director Malik Bendjelloul, addressed the latter's reported suicide the way he handled everything else Wednesday at a near-capacity Chicago Theatre — with class and modesty....
  • Cannes To Mourn Malik Bendjelloul With Special 'Sugarman' Screening

    As Cannes mourned the death of Swedish director Malik Bendjelloul, the Swedish Film Institute and Protagonist Pictures set up a special screening of his Oscar-winning documentary "Searching for Sugar Man." The non-official memorial "Sugar Man"...
  • Truth as Strange as Fiction for Oscar's Documentary Nominees

    Looking at this year's quintet of nominees for documentary feature, it's not hard to see them falling into one of two camps: art or war. Both "20 Feet From Stardom" and "Cutie and the Boxer" are portraits of artists struggling for widespread recognition....
  • Berlin: Altitude Adds Sundance Winner 'Fishing Without Nets' to EFM Slate

    LONDON -- Altitude Film Sales has added three titles to its sales slate at the European Film Market in Berlin: "Fishing Without Nets," "Bolshoi Babylon" and Benedict Cumberbatch-starrer "Blood Mountain," as revealed by Variety yesterday. "Fishing...
  • Oscar-winning 'Sugar Man' director Malik Bendjelloul dies at 36

    Oscar-winning 'Sugar Man' director Malik Bendjelloul dies at 36
    Malik Bendjelloul, who won an Oscar for directing the documentary "Searching for Sugar Man," has died in Stockholm at age 36. The cause of death was not immediately known. Swedish police did not suspect foul play, the Associated Press reported....
  • Oscar-Winning Director of 'Searching for Sugar Man' Found Dead

    Director Malik Bendjelloul, whose 2012 documentary "Searching for Sugar Man" won the best documentary Oscar, has been found dead. He was 36. Police spokeswoman Pia Glenvik told the Associated Press that Bendjelloul died in Stockholm late Tuesday, but...