I Went Searching for Sugarman

I went Searching for Sugarman on Tuesday and found him! Just like many others in North America and around the world are now finding him. I hope you enjoy a peek at his life.



I enjoyed the film a lot. I was inspired by the humility of this man, Sixto Rodriguez and by his philosopy toward life and art. An added bonus was getting to visit parts of the world where I have not yet been; the beautiful coastline of Cape Town, South Africa and the gritty streets of Detroit, Michigan. Another bonus was being able to understand the situation of apartheid from the white perspective, a little better.  Though this film is not about apartheid, apartheid is definitely wrapped up in the story.  This film came along for me shortly after having viewed "Come Back Africa", a film about apartheid through the experiences of black South Africans.

If you get an opportunity to see this film, I hope you take it.

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  1. I was thinking about seeing the move and will certainly do that now!

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    1. Great, BB! I'd love to know what you think of it after seeing it.

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  2. Interesting story isn't it. Thanks for sharing.
    Pat

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  3. I'd have to look for it on DVD, Penny. If and when I get to watch it, I'll let you know, OK? Hugs Jo

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  4. I hope I can see this too. Thanks for the trailer. x

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