Searching for Sugar Man: An Artist’s Resurrection and Rebirth

Review of Searching for Sugar Man, directed by Malik BendjelloulBy CHRISTIAN HAMAKERThis September, a singer from Detroit performed “a charming and awesomely odd show”—his first in the Washington, D.C., area in many years. It was a wonder he attracted a paying audience, given his relative obscurity and advancing years, and the fact that, even in his heyday, he never had much of a U.S. following. But the performer, Sixto Rodriguez, has been recently rediscovered in America thanks to Se … [Read more...]