Malik Bendjelloul News

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Report: Malik Bendjelloul, 'Searching for Sugar Man' Director, Committed Suicide

fb.indiewire.com – As the film world mourns the death of Malik Bendjelloul, theAssociated Pressreports that the 36-year-old director of the Academy Award-winning documentary "Searching for Sugar Man" committed suicide after struggling with depression. The Swedish director was found deadin Stockholm on Tuesday. Bendjelloul's brother Johar Bendjelloul told Swedish daily Aftonbladet that his younger brother had taken his own life.

6 years 48 weeks ago via theothersenhman
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Sugar Man producers pay tribute to director Malik Bendjelloul

screendaily.com – The producers of Oscar-winning documentary Searching for Sugar Man have paid tribute to director Malik Bendjelloul who died this week aged 36. 6 years 48 weeks ago via jackiechan
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Oscar-winning 'Sugar Man' director Malik Bendjelloul dies at 36

feedproxy.google.com – Malik Bendjelloul, who won an Oscar for directing the documentary "Searching for Sugar Man," has died in Stockholm at age 36. The cause of death was not immediately known. Swedish police did not suspect foul play, the Associated Press reported. "Searching for Sugar Man" chronicled the life,... 6 years 48 weeks ago via brucelee

Searching for Sugar Man

Posted July 18th, 2012 by Binh Ngo

In the late ‘60s, two celebrated producers, who were struck by his soulful melodies and prophetic lyrics, discovered a musician in a Detroit bar. They recorded an album that they believed was going to secure his reputation as one of the greatest recording artists of his generation. In fact, the album bombed and the singer disappeared into obscurity amid rumors of a gruesome on-stage suicide.

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