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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. '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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  5. '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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  6. 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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  7. '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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  8. '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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  9. '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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  10. European Film Awards: Oscar Winner 'Searching for Sugar Man' Among People’s Choice Contenders

    12:23 am 9/2/2013

    Spanish box office hit "The Impossible," period drama "Anna Karenina" with Kiera Knightly and Jude Law and Pedro Almodovar’s "I’m So Excited" are also among the nominees for the category.Read more

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