Movie Mondays - Searching for Sugar Man

Category: Movies
Location: Plaut Room

 

Join us for a screening of Searching for Sugar Man on Monday, February 25 at 4:00 p.m. in the Plaut Room.

 

SEARCHING FOR SUGAR MAN tells the incredible true story of Rodriguez the greatest `70s rock icon who never was. After being discovered in a Detroit bar Rodriguez's sound struck 2 renowned producers and they signed a recording deal. But when the album bombed the singer disappeared into obscurity. 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.