Tuesday, March 05, 2013

"Searching for Sugar Man" wins Oscar for best documentary feature

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A Detroit legend just got a little more legendary.

“Searching for Sugar Man,” a movie about the strange but true story of mercurial Motor City singer-songwriter Rodriguez, took home the best documentary Oscar at Sunday’s ceremony.

The movie, made by Swedish director Malik Bendjelloul, tells the amazing story of how Rodriguez, whose early 1970s albums never caught fire in America, became a music superstar in apartheid South Africa.

Read more in The Detroit News by Adam Graham

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