Searching For Sugar Man - Predicted to Win Best Documentary at the Oscars

 

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This might be your last change to come out and see the BEST documentary of the year. All signs are pointing to this movie to WIN BEST DOCUMENTARY!

 

MOVIE

Synopsis:
Nominated—Oscar, Best Feature Length Documentary, Academy Awards 2013

“Hugely entertaining, emotionally touching”  Indiewire

"Miraculous and inspiring."  Roger Ebert

Searching for Sugar Man follows the short but complicated career of the musician Rodriguez, a political folk singer from Detroit. Rodriguez recorded two albums in 1970 and 1971 that were commercial disasters. Due to their failure, he gave up his life as a musician. However, bootleg copies of his music found their way out of North America and into the hands of counter-culture youth, from South Africa to Australia, who were looking for a soundtrack to accompany their “revolutions”. Without realizing it, Rodriguez quickly reached superstardom overseas. In the meantime, he had disappeared, and no one knew his location until a mysterious story ran in the media about his apparent suicide. It wasn’t until a South African journalist decided to do a follow-up story on Rodriguez 30 years later that he accidentally stumbled across a man who appears to be Rodriguez, alive and well but living in poverty in Detroit, Michigan. Only putting this man back on stage to his legion of fans would be the true test... Robin Smith, Hot Docs

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***Also, please keep an eye out for any changes in venue or movie time up to the day of the event.

Meetup Location: Right outside the thearte and I wearing my Alligator hat.

Movie meetup time: 6:15pm....I will only wait 5mins

The movie start time: 6:30pm

Movie Running Time: 85 minutes

Cost of movie:$11 or less with a membership.

After the movie:We will find a place to have a discussion after the movie.

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  • Dutch

    Loved it. Wish I could have reconnected with the group. I met Mathew outside and went in because I was frozen. Never to be seen again. Great choice.

    February 23, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Sorry Mathew wont b able to make it the snow is holding me bak, enjoy

    February 22, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Sorry Mathew wont b able to make it the snow is holding my drive bk, really wanted to c this, enjoy

    February 22, 2013

  • mathew

    Alligator hat

    February 22, 2013

  • Aliza

    I may show up-depending on my finishing work time Thanks (BTW-Alligator what?)

    February 22, 2013

  • mathew

    They should have tickets for sell.

    February 22, 2013

  • Dutch

    Good morning. Are we assured tickets?

    Peter

    February 22, 2013

  • .KC

    Really good documentary - great pick!

    February 21, 2013

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