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Searching for Sugar Man [DVD]

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.

Format

DVD

Availability

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  • DVD BIOGRAPHY Rodriguez, DVD
  • DVD PER ART Music Popular Sea, DVD
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  • DVD 782.4216213 Sea, DVD

Publish Date

2013


Format: DVD
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.
Title: Searching for Sugar Man [DVD] / Canfield Pictures ; producer, Simon Chinn ; director, Malik Bendjelloul.
Publisher Date: [United States] : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2013]
Subject: Rodriguez, Sixto. Folk musicians -- Michigan -- Detroit. Popular music -- 1961-1970 Popular music -- 1971-1980
Current Holds: 0
System Items Available: 5
System Items Total: 6
Call Number: 781.642 Sea
Oclc: 821079318
Upc: 043396413665
Bib Id: 414850

Format: DVD
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.
Title: Searching for Sugar Man [DVD] / Canfield Pictures ; producer, Simon Chinn ; director, Malik Bendjelloul.
Publisher, Date: [United States] : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2013]
Description: 1 videodisc (86 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Target Audience Note: Rating: PG-13; for brief strong language and some drug references.
Subjects: Rodriguez, Sixto.
Subjects: Folk musicians -- Michigan -- Detroit.
Subjects: Popular music -- 1961-1970
Subjects: Popular music -- 1971-1980
Genre: Biographical films
Genre: Documentary films
Genre: Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Other Author: Chinn, Simon
Other Author: Bendjelloul, Malik.
Other Author: Segerman, Stephen.
Other Author: Rodriguez, Sixto.
Other Author: Canfield Pictures (Firm)
Other Author: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
Notes: Originally released as a film in 2012.
Notes: Steve Segerman, Sixto Rodriguez.
Notes: DVD, widescreen (1.78) presentation; English 5.1
Notes: English dialogue; French subtitles; English subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Publisher Number: 41366
Requests: 0
Available Copies: 5
Total Copies: 6
Medium: [DVD]
Call Number: 781.642 Sea