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  1. New York's Submarine, Sweden's NonStop Launch Doc Label

    4:54 am 11/26/2015

    The NonStop Submarine label plans to release 10-15 non-fiction titles a year. Read more

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  2. Sheffield Fest Touts Itself as Major Funding Platform for Documentaries

    3:48 am 6/12/2015

    The festival's intense "Meet Market" pitching session, which has helped hit docs including 'Searching for Sugarman' and '5 Broken Cameras,' celebrated its 10th anniversary. Read more

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  3. Scandinavia 2014 in Review: Pirate Bay Shut Down, Lars von Trier Returns

    7:00 am 12/27/2014

    Also, tragedy hit when the director of 'Searching for Sugar Man' killed himselfRead more

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  4. Oscar to Suicide in One Year: Tracing the 'Searching for Sugar Man' Director's Tragic Final Days

    9:00 am 6/11/2014

    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 to walking one lap around his apartment before and after work -- and open up about his fear, doubt and their own surprise: "He was the least likely to take his life."Read more

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  5. 'Searching for Sugar Man': Where Is Sixto Rodriguez Today?

    9:00 am 6/11/2014

    The subject of the Oscar-winning documentary went from obscurity in his native U.S. to playing 5,000-seat arenas.Read more

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  6. 'Searching for Sugar Man' Star Facing Trouble Over Dealmaking (Exclusive)

    12:25 pm 5/28/2014

    The former chairman of Motown Records sues Sixto Rodriguez for representations made 45 years ago.Read more

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  7. Cannes: Film Industry Shocked by 'Searching for Sugar Man' Director's Suicide

    8:07 am 5/14/2014

    The Oscar-winning director took his own life Tuesday night.Read more

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  8. 'Searching for Sugar Man' Director Malik Bendjelloul Committed Suicide

    4:28 am 5/14/2014

    The Oscar-winning director, who was found dead on Tuesday, is said to have struggled with depression. Read more

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  9. 'Searching for Sugar Man's' Oscar-Winning Director Malik Bendjelloul Dead at 36

    2:57 pm 5/13/2014

    UPDATE: The producer, director, writer and editor of the documentary, about the reclusive American singer Sixto Rodriguez, was found dead in Stockholm on Tuesday.Read more

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  10. 'Searching for Sugar Man' Star's Amazing Journey Erupts Into Fraud Lawsuit (Exclusive)

    7:46 am 5/2/2014

    In 1970, Sixto Rodriguez was allegedly urged by the future chairman of Motown Records to write under "Jesus Rodriguez" to avoid prior contractual obligations.Read more

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