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Oscar-winning 'Sugar Man' director Malik Bendjelloul dies at 36
Oscar-winning 'Sugar Man' director Malik Bendjelloul dies at 36

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, career and rediscovery of Detroit singer-songwriter Rodriguez. After releasing two LPs in the 1970s, he faded into obscurity. Over time a cult following built up around his music and, as shown in Bendjelloul's documentary, the musician was eventually found still alive and performing in Detroit. The popularity of the movie revitalized Rodriguez's career and...

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