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Searching for Malik Bendjelloul – a tragedy revisited | Film | The Observer

In May Swedish film-maker Malik Bendjelloul – who had won an Oscar for his debut, the stunning Searching for Sugar Man – shocked everyone by taking his own life. Talking to the people closest to him, Andrew Anthony tries to

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Cause It’s the Greatest Last Song Ever Recorded

How Steve Rowland Produced the Real Rodriguez on “Coming from Reality” By Mark Worth ​   One of the most noteworthy final albums ever recorded might never have been made had Steve Rowland not been sitting in the London office of

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Rodriguez Label Chief: ‘Our Dealings with Clarence Avant Were Always Positive’ | AUDIO KORNER

Light in the Attic’s Matt Sullivan, whose reissues prefigured the Oscar-winning documentary, laments the story’s tragic ending. Matt Sullivan, 38, is a true believer. The head of Light in the Attic, the reissue label he founded in 2003 with partner

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‘Searching for Sugarman’ Director Dead: THR Traces Malik Bendjelloul’s Final Days – Hollywood Reporter

After the death of Malik Bendjelloul, who threw himself in front of a subway train, a THR writer heads to Sweden to talk to his friends, who reveal the perfectionist’s quirks — from eating the same breakfast for six months

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Searching for Sugarman in Manila | a+arax:a

From a+arax:a Searching for Sugarman is quite possibly one of the most moving documentaries of all time. Winner at the Academy, BAFTA and Sundance Film Festival Awards, the film also won rave reviews and other awards all across the US and

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The triumph and tragedy of Searching for Sugar Man – Telegraph

Searching for Sugar Man is a brilliant testament to the briefly glittering talents of its director and star In 2006, an aspiring young documentary maker called Malik Bendjelloul left his job at Swedish state TV and went to Africa in

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‘Searching for Sugar Man’ Star Facing Trouble Over Dealmaking Exclusive – Hollywood Reporter

The former chairman of Motown Records sues Sixto Rodriguez for representations made 45 years ago. Searching for Sugar Man star Sixto Rodriguez spent years out of the limelight until an Oscar-winning documentary showcased how the Michigan-born songwriter had secretly become

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The Tradesman Artist – Rick Emmerson

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Malik Bendjelloul: Death of a filmmaker who told an extraordinary South African tale | Daily Maverick

From Daily Maverick Malik Bendjelloul, the Swedish director of ‘Searching for Sugar Man’, has committed suicide aged 36. It’s just over a year since the documentary about folk musician Rodriguez won Bendjelloul an Oscar and captured the hearts of viewers

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Cannes To Mourn Malik Bendjelloul With Special ‘Sugarman’ Screening | Variety

From Variety Nick Vivarelli 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” screening will be held

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