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Malik Bendjelloul, Swedish filmmaker, commits suicide.

by E-250 on May 14, 2014   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr


Documentary creator of “Searching for Sugar Man.”

“The film tells the story of Sixto Rodriguez, a singer, songwriter and guitarist from Detroit who recorded two blues-tinged folk-rock albums under the single name Rodriguez in the early 1970s and then vanished from the music scene, a casualty of poor publicity and meager sales.”

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