Monthly Archives: December 2012

2012 has been the year of Rodriguez.

The NME described it best in the headline for their end of 2012 round up as the year “The World Fell In Love With Rodriguez“, and that pretty much sums it up…. We at SugarMan.org wish Rodriguez, Eva, Sandra, Regan,

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Meeting the Sugar Man | But First, Coffee.

A few months ago I posted a summary and response to the independent film, “Searching for Sugar Man,” which tells the unbelievable true story of the humble yet legendary musician, Sixto Rodriguez. I had viewed the film’s SXSW Festival premier

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A conversation with Searching For Sugar Man director, Malik Bendjelloul – Features – Films – The Independent

The other reason why I didn’t do so much about the money was Rodriquez. He is a really, really different man when it comes to that stuff. I never met anyone like him. He literally doesn’t want it. You first

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Searching for Sugar Man DVD coverage – ES magazine

ES magazine – Seven Days preview.pdf

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Searching for Sugar Man DVD coverage – Shortlist / The Sun / The Express

Shortlist – Playlist preview.pdf The Sun – Review.pdf Express – Review.pdf

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5 Best Music Films Of 2012 – The Big Picture – NME.COM

1. Searching For Sugar Man Two South Africans go on a quest to find cult US musician Sixto Rodriguez, whose lyrics of struggle and injustice had a huge impact in their apartheid-stained country in the ’70s. Cue a gloriously happy

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Silkworm

‘Got my face on a milk carton They’re looking for me, man Looking for my music Afrikaners, other fans Wanna hear me play Now that I am found Don’t look for me tomorrow— I won’t be around’ He and other

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Searching for Sugar Man DVD coverage – Star magazine

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Oscar Contender ‘Searching for Sugar Man’ Passes $1 Million in Scandinavia – The Hollywood Reporter

The documentary follows Swedish director Malik Bendjelloul’s quest to discover the story of 70s singer-songwriter Sixto Rodriguez. Searching for Sugar Man, the acclaimed music documentary from Swedish director Malik Bendjelloul and one of the 15 titles on the 2013 Oscar

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Channel24′s Top 12 Movies of 2012 | Channel24

4. SEARCHING FOR SUGAR MAN – A documentary? A mystery? Or a musical? The story of how a couple of South African fans who set off on a trans-Atlantic journey to discover what happened to their musical hero, Rodriguez, forgotten

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