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

    9:00 am PDT 06/11/2014
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    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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  2. Oscar to Suicide in One Year: Tracing the 'Searching for Sugar Man' Director's Tragic Final Days

    9:00 am PDT 06/11/2014
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    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 l READ MORE

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

    1:30 pm PDT 05/28/2014
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    The former chairman of Motown Records sues Sixto Rodriguez for representations made 45 years ago. READ MORE

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

    9:56 am PDT 05/14/2014
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    The Oscar-winning director took his own life Tuesday night. READ MORE

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

    4:28 am PDT 05/14/2014
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    The Oscar-winning director, who was found dead on Tuesday, is said to have struggled with depression. READ MORE

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

    2:57 pm PDT 05/13/2014
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    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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  7. 'Searching for Sugar Man' Star's Amazing Journey Erupts Into Fraud Lawsuit (Exclusive)

    9:32 am PDT 05/02/2014
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    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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  8. European Film Awards: Oscar Winner 'Searching for Sugar Man' Among People’s Choice Contenders

    12:49 am PDT 09/02/2013
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    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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  9. SXSW: 'I'm an Overpaid Stripper,' Declares Depeche Mode Frontman Dave Gahan

    6:30 pm PDT 03/13/2013
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    The influential band's first major interview in advance of new album "Delta Machine" (out March 26 on Columbia) is a standing-room only affair at South By Southwest. READ MORE

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  10. SXSW: 10 Must-See Music Movies

    10:00 am PST 03/07/2013
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    The best of the fest's film slate includes docs about Green Day, the Beatles' secretary, blues greats and renegades of funk. Also on tap: an engrossing narrative feature about a Belfast record store. READ MORE

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  11. 'Searching for Sugar Man' Wins Oscar, and More Praise for Rodriguez

    6:30 am PST 02/25/2013
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    In 85 years of the Academy Awards, only a handful of music-oriented films have won the documentary prize. READ MORE

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  12. Oscars 2013: 'Jaws' Theme as Play-Out Music Proves Divisive

    8:50 pm PST 02/24/2013
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    Using the John Williams-composed piece as a sonic cane irked some and delighted others on social media. READ MORE

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  13. Behind the Scenes of THR's 'Searching for Sugar Man' Photo Shoot

    12:56 pm PST 02/19/2013
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    Musician Sixto Rodriguez and director Malik Bendjelloul stopped by our THR office to share some background on their documentary. READ MORE

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  14. 'Sugar Man' Director on His Journey from Swedish TV to Oscars (Video)

    12:42 pm PST 02/19/2013
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    Malik Bendjelloul spent years making short docs for Swedish TV before a backpacking trip across Africa led him to the amazing story of Rodriguez. READ MORE

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  15. 'Sugar Man' Director's Journey from Swedish TV to Oscars

    12:43 pm PST 02/17/2013
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    Documentary filmmaker Malik Bendjelloul and Sixto Rodriguez join THR's awards analyst Scott Feinberg to discuss their Oscar nominated movie. READ MORE

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  16. Finding 'Sugar Man': Rodriguez Reflects on a Crazy Year with a Hollywood Ending (Video)

    5:19 pm PST 02/16/2013
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    THR catches up with singer Rodriguez on the eve of the 85th Academy Awards, at which 'Searching for Sugar Man' is widely expected to win the best doc Oscar. READ MORE

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  17. A Few Minutes With Feinberg: Oscar's Dark Horses (Video)

    2:19 pm PST 02/15/2013
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    THR's awards analyst Scott Feinberg urges people to take a second look at the best director, actress, foreign language and documentary feature Oscar categories. READ MORE

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  18. Finding 'Sugar Man': Rodriguez Reflects on a Crazy Year with a Hollywood Ending

    12:16 pm PST 02/15/2013
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    Musician Sixto Rodriguez shares what it was like to be the subject of Malik Bendjelloul's documentary. READ MORE

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  19. 'Searching for Sugar Man' Star Rodriguez to Play Coachella, Glastonbury

    9:45 pm PST 01/16/2013
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    The formerly reclusive troubadour will take the stage at two of the world's biggest music festivals in the coming months. READ MORE

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