Searching for Sugar Man

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Searching For Sugar Man

In the late ‘60s, a musician was discovered in a Detroit bar by two celebrated producers who were struck by his soulful melodies and prophetic lyrics. 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. But a bootleg recording found its way into apartheid South Africa and, over the next two decades, it became a phenomenon.

Two South African fans then set out to find out what really happened to their hero. Their investigation led them to a story more extraordinary than any of the existing myths about the artist known as Rodriguez. This is a film about hope, inspiration and the resonating power of music.

Searching for Sugar Man
Director: Malik Bendjelloul
Cast: Sixto Rodriguez, Stephen ‘Sugar’ Segerman,
Dennis Coffey, Mike Theodore, Dan Dimaggio, Jerome Ferretti,
Steve Rowland

Sunday 2nd December 4 .30pm
Film Club Members Function from 6.30pm

WINNER;:  Special Jury Prize & Audience Award
Sundance Film Festival 2012

Rated: (M) infrequent coarse langauge
Musical Documentary
Country: Sweden/UK
Run Time: 1hr 30m

Dates: Sunday 2nd of December
Location: Nambour Arthouse Cinema

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