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Oscar-Winning ‘Searching For Sugar Man’ Director Malik Bendjelloul Dies Aged 36

Malik Bendjelloul Oscar Winning Searching For Sugar Man Director Malik Bendjelloul Dies Aged 36

Oscar-winning Swedish director Malik Bendjelloul has died at the age of 36. Police spokeswoman Pia Glenvik told the Associated Press that Bendjelloul died in Stockholm late on Tuesday. The police did not specify the cause of death and said no crime was suspected. His incredible movie ‘Searching for Sugar Man’ won the 2013 Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature. Bendjelloul also won the 2013 BAFTA, Director’s Guild of America, Producer’s Guild of America, Writer’s Guild of America, American Cinema Editors and the 2012 International Documentary Association awards for the film.

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