Monthly Archives: May 2014

Oscar-Winning Director Malik Bendjelloul Dead: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know | Heavy

From Heavy The Oscar-winning movie director Malik Bendjelloul has died at the age of 36, reports The Associated Press. The Swedish director won the 2013 Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature for his documentary Searching for Sugar Man. Prior to his death, Malik was

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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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‘Searching for Sugar Man’ Star’s Amazing Journey Erupts Into Fraud Lawsuit (Exclusive) – Hollywood Reporter

In 1970, Sixto Rodriguez was allegedly urged by the future chairman of Motown Records to write under “Jesus Rodriguez” to avoid prior contractual obligations. Those who have seen Searching for Sugar Man might think they know the astonishing tale of

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‘Searching for Sugar Man’ musician Rodriguez may finally see payoff from songs

From Detroit Free Press Two years after an Oscar-winning film raised questions about royalties for Sixto Rodriguez, a copyright and fraud lawsuit has been filed against Clarence Avant, who signed the Detroit singer to a record deal more than four decades ago.

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