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Title Searching for Sugar Man [(DVD) videorecording] / Canfield Pictures ; producer, Simon Chinn ; director, Malik Bendjelloul.

Publication Info. [United States] : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2013]
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Adult DVD Nonfiction  782.42162 ROD    AVAILABLE
 Nichols Adult DVD Nonfiction  782.42162 ROD    AVAILABLE
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Description 1 videodisc (86 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD, widescreen (1.78) presentation; English 5.1
Language English dialogue; French subtitles; English subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Cast Steve Segerman, Sixto Rodriguez.
Note Originally released as a film in 2012.
Audience Rating: PG-13; for brief strong language and some drug references.
Summary In the early 1970s, Sixto Rodriguez was a Detroit folksinger who had a short-lived recording career. Unknown to him, his musical story continued in South Africa where he became a pop music icon. Long rumored there to be dead, a few fans in the 90s decided to seek out the truth of his fate. What follows is a heartening story in which they found far more in their quest than they ever hoped, while a Detroit construction laborer discovered that his lost artistic dreams came true after all.
Awards Academy Award, 2013: Best documentary feature.
Subject Rodriguez, Sixto.
Folk musicians -- Michigan -- Detroit -- Videodiscs.
Folk music -- Videodiscs.
Popular music -- 1961-1970 -- Videodiscs.
Popular music -- 1971-1980 -- Videodiscs.
Local Subject ACADEMY AWARD WINNERS, 2013.
Genre Documentary films.
Nonfiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
DVD-video discs.
Added Author Chinn, Simon.
Bendjelloul, Malik.
Segerman, Stephen.
Rodriguez, Sixto.
Canfield Pictures (Firm)
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
Standard No. 043396413665
Music No. 41366 Columbia
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