“Searching for Sugar Man” Wins Int’l.Documentary Assoc. Honors

Rodriguez’s Searching For Sugar Man has picked up its latest awards…

The documentary, written and directed by Malik Benjelloul, was named best feature over the weekend at the International Documentary Association Awards.

Searching for Sugar Man

Searching for Sugar Man, which tells the story of Mexican-American singer-songwriter Sixto Rodriguez, also picked up the award for Best Music, for Rodriguez’s songs featured in the film and Benjelloul’s score.

The film was named best documentary earlier this week by the National Board of Review. And, the Producers Guild of America has nominated the film for the same honor, as well as the International Press Academy.

Searching for Sugar Man has made the list of 15 documentary feature finalists in the hunt for that coveted Oscar nomination.


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