SEARCHING FOR SUGAR MAN * (12A)

Date Time
Weds 12th September 7.45pm
Thurs 13th September 10.30am & 7.45pm

Dir. Malik Bendjelloul, Sweden/UK, 2012, 86 mins
Rodriguez, Clarence Avant

Discovered in a Detroit bar in the late ’60s by two celebrated producers, Rodriguez recorded an album which they believed would secure his reputation as the greatest recording artist of his generation. In fact, the album bombed and the singer disappeared into obscurity amid rumours of a gruesome on-stage suicide. But a bootleg recording found its way into apartheid South Africa and, over the next two decades, he became a phenomenon. The film follows the story of two South African fans who set out to find out what really happened to their hero.

*Audio Description available

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