Monthly Archives: January 2012

Two Awards at Sundance for Searching For Sugarman

From 2012 Sundance Film Festival Announces Awards The World Cinema Audience Award: Documentary was presented by Edward James Olmos to: SEARCHING FOR SUGAR MAN / Sweden, United Kingdom (Director: Malik Bendjelloul) — Rodriguez was the greatest ‘70s US rock icon

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Rodriguez Does Sundance – Day 1 – Part II

I soon realize this is feeling more like a Rodriguez convention, gathering some familiar and unfamiliar faces from Rodriguez’s life and career. Seeing Rodriguez for the first time in over a year is an immediate high. He looks great in

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‘Searching for Sugar Man’ Sold at Sundance

Sony Pictures Classics struck first blood, buying North American rights to Searching for Sugar Man, Swedish director Malik Bendjelloul’s directorial debut. Following the rise, seeming demise, and reemergence of an obscure but influential Mexican-American folk singer named Rodriguez, the movie

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Interview with filmmaker Malik Bendjelloul

Extract from an interview with filmmaker Malik Bendjelloul, whose “Searching For Sugarman’ opens this week at the Sundance Film Festival. What have you learned over the course of making the film? I learned that it’s possible to live your life

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Searching For Sugarman Press Release

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‘Searching For Sugar Man’ To Open 2012 Sundance Film Festival.

‘Searching For Sugar Man’, a new documentary about Rodriguez by Swedish film director, Malik Bendjelloul, will be one of the three opening films at next week’s 2012 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. The film will have its international

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