Tracing the secret success of an unsung hero

Mar 15, 2013

Tracing the secret success of an unsung hero

by Kaori Shoji

At first glance it seems as though filmmaker Malik Bendjelloul came out of nowhere, made documentary “Searching for Sugar Man” on his home computer, then floated onto the red carpet to be awarded an Oscar. “In fact, it was incredibly hard work,” says the ...

'Searching for Sugar Man'

Mar 15, 2013

'Searching for Sugar Man'

by Kaori Shoji

Ever heard of a Detroit-based musician by the name of Sixto Rodriguez? If so, you’re extraordinarily well informed, or perhaps you spent some time in South Africa during the late 1970s. But if you’re unaware of the man or his music, “Searching for Sugar ...