Searching for Sugar Man

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Rodriguez obituary
Singer-songwriter who rose to international stardom as the subject of the film Searching for Sugar Man

Robin Denselow

10, Aug, 2023 @11:38 AM

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Searching for Sugar Man singer Rodriguez dies at 81
Michigan-born singer-songwriter whose improbable career was detailed in 2012 Oscar-winning documentary has died

Benjamin Lee

09, Aug, 2023 @2:10 PM

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From Weiner to Making A Murderer: this is the golden age of documentaries
Documentary films have are more diverse, experimental and popular than ever before. Here we consider why, and survey the genre’s game-changers

Charlie Lyne, Rebecca Nicholson, John Patterson, Steve Rose, Laura Snapes, Arwa Haider, Bella Todd, Jack Seale and Graeme Virtue

14, Nov, 2016 @9:00 AM

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Searching for Malik Bendjelloul – a tragedy revisited

In May Swedish film-maker Malik Bendjelloul – who had won an Oscar for Searching for Sugar Man – shocked everyone by taking his own life. Andrew Anthony tries to make sense of a tragedy

Andrew Anthony

12, Jul, 2014 @11:04 PM

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Four decades on, Searching for Sugar Man singer dragged into legal battle over his 1970s recordings

Sixto Rodriguez is accused of failing to tell one firm his music was already owned by another

Sean Michaels

30, May, 2014 @6:50 AM

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Brother of Malik Bendjelloul says director took his own life

The family of the Oscar-winning Searching for Sugar Man director Malik Bendjelloul have told Swedish newspaper Aftonbladet that he killed himself following a bout of depression

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

14, May, 2014 @1:21 PM

Malik Bendjelloul obituary
Film-maker whose Searching for Sugar Man, about the hunt for a forgotten folk musician, won an Oscar

Ryan Gilbey

14, May, 2014 @12:08 PM

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Malik Bendjelloul: full of puppyish charm

Searching for Sugar Man, Bendjelloul's tremendous debut, heralded the arrival of a bright new talent. His death is a terrible shock, says Xan Brooks

Xan Brooks

14, May, 2014 @8:08 AM

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Searching for Sugar Man director Malik Bendjelloul dies aged 36
Swedish police say no crime suspected in death of filmmaker who won 2013 Oscar for documentary about elusive musician

Agencies in Stockholm

14, May, 2014 @4:54 AM

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The Gatekeepers - video review

Henry Barnes, Peter Bradshaw and Catherine Shoard review an Oscar-nominated documentary about Shin Bet, Israel's internal security agency

Henry Barnes, Peter Bradshaw, Catherine Shoard, Richard Sprenger, Ken Macfarlane and Thibaut Remy

12, Apr, 2013 @12:08 PM

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Oscars 2013: what it's like to win

Simon Chinn, British producer of best documentary Searching for Sugar Man, describes his 'surreal experience'

Simon Chinn

25, Feb, 2013 @8:00 PM

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Searching for Sugar Man wins best documentary Oscar

Searching for Sugar Man, about the search for folk icon Sixto Rodriguez, wins the best documentary prize

Andrew Pulver

25, Feb, 2013 @2:44 AM

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