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Searching for Sugar Man (movie)

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  • 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"...
  • 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...
  • Russia's Arena Acquires Sundance Audience Winner 'Green Prince'

    KARLOVY VARY, Czech Rep. -- Nadav Schirman's "The Green Prince," which opened the World Cinema Documentary Competition at Sundance and won the audience award there, has been sold to Russian distributor Arena Film. The film won the audience award at...
  • U.K.'s Channel 4 Acquires Stakes in Four Indie Production Companies

    LONDON -- U.K. public broadcaster Channel 4 has acquired minority stakes in four independent production companies -- Arrow Media, Lightbox, Popkorn and True North. The investments have been made from its £20 million ($33.2 million) Growth Fund, which it...
  • Can Oscar documentary nominee '20 Feet' prevail over darker matter?

     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...
  • '20 Feet From Stardom' moves spotlight to the background

    '20 Feet From Stardom' moves spotlight to the background
    You've seen them but not noticed them. You've heard them but not listened to them. The new documentary "20 Feet From Stardom" shines a spotlight away from center stage over to the world of female backup singers. Directed by Morgan Neville, the film...
  • 'A Band Called Death' film screening, concerts June 27-29 in L.A.

    'A Band Called Death' film screening, concerts June 27-29 in L.A.
    The world has no shortage of examples of death arriving prematurely, but now there’s one that’s the subject of a fascinating pop music documentary. “A Band Called Death” explores the intriguing story of three brothers from...
  • 'How to Make Money Selling Drugs' deals a new documentary blend

    'How to Make Money Selling Drugs' deals a new documentary blend
    Documentaries typically can be split into two camps. There are those designed to entertain — penguins in snow, Justin Bieber in concert — and sell tons of tickets. Then there are works — bleak stories about hunger, pollution, genocide...
  • New releases: Divorce hits a child hard in 'What Maisie Knew'

    What Maisie Knew Millennium, $28.99; Blu-ray, $29.99 Available on VOD beginning Aug. 13 It's tough enough to have a normal childhood in the cramped bustle of the big city, but even harder when being shuttled back and forth between two parents who...
  • Review: 'Sample This' offers little insight into band's music

    Review: 'Sample This' offers little insight into band's music
    The unexpected success of last year's Oscar-winning "Searching for Sugar Man" has apparently opened the door to similar documentaries about unappreciated performers whose work finds second and third lives far from their original milieus. One such...