Searching for Sugarman has won the 2013 Academy Awardfor 'Best Documentary'
26 February 2013
Searching for Sugarman, the British-Swedishdocumentary about the life of Sixto Rodriguez has won the 2013 Academy Awardfor 'Best Documentary' in LA overnight.
The documentary follows two South African fans search that has stretched nearly three decades to discover their hero, and share his story with the world.
Rodriguez has proven to be one of the hottest tickets in Australia as his tour dates sold out months ago. Due to the relentless demand, Bluesfest has added more shows and the third and FINAL Sydney show at the Enmore Theatre on 19 March has just gone on sale.
Said Peter Noble, Bluesfest Director, "After being the first country in the world to realise his greatness - AND to continue to bring him back for his fans over recent years - it is incredible to see Rodriguezfinally getting his dues after working in obscurity for so long - Welcome back Sugarman - Australia has ALWAYS loved you.
Rodriguez will headline Bluesfest on Thursday 28 March & Friday 29 March.
Searching for Sugarman trailer
Tyagarah Tea Farm
28 March – 1 April