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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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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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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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Oscar-Winning Director of ‘Searching for Sugar Man’ Found Dead | Variety

From Variety 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

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Late Night Keynote Presentation with Malik Bendjelloul | The Conference 2013

Imagine that you are filmmaker who won an Oscar. You think about how the film was made and realize that even the music score and some animations featured in it are your own. They are there because the film almost

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Craig, Malik and Sugar with Oscar

 

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Searching For Sugar Man wins Oscar for Best Documentary Feature

Ben Affleck presents the award for Best Documentary Feature

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The Sunday Conversation: Malik Bendjelloul – latimes.com

Swedish filmmaker Malik Bendjelloul, who has been tearing a swath through awards season with his film debut, “Searching for Sugar Man,” is scheduled to attend his first-ever Oscar ceremony Sunday as a nominee for documentary feature. How has awards season

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Is ‘Searching for Sugar Man’ unbeatable for Documentary Feature Oscar?

No film swept this season’s early nonfiction awards from critics groups, but in recent weeks one documentary has picked up momentum from a number of industry groups. Is there still room for an upset in the race for Best Documentary

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