Screening Pass Giveaway: SEARCHING FOR SUGAR MAN

TVR wants to give our readers a chance to win passes for two to the early screening of this film.  To enter, answer the following trivia questions correctly:

1. True of False? Searching for Sugar Man played at both SXSW and Sundance film festivals.

2. Who directed Searching for Sugar Man?

3. What rating did Laurie Coker give to Hope Springs?

Rodriguez was the greatest ’70s U.S. rock icon who never was. His albums were critically well-received, but sales bombed, and he faded away into obscurity among rumors of a gruesome death. However, as fate would have it, a bootleg copy of his record made its way to South Africa, where his music became a phenomenal success. In a country suppressed by apartheid, his antiestablishment message connected with the people.

When his second album finally gets released on CD in South Africa, two fans take it as a sign, deciding to look into the mystery of how Rodriguez died and what happened to all of the profits from his album sales. Since very little information about the singer exists, they meet many obstacles until they uncover a shocking revelation that sets off a wild chain of events that has to be seen to be believed. SEARCHING FOR SUGAR MAN is a story of hope, inspiration, and the resonating power of music

Email your answers to trueviewreviews2@gmail.com.  Entries with correct answers will be put into a random drawing for the passes.  The screening is scheduled for Wednesday, August 15 at 7:30 pm.  Searching for Sugar Man opens in Austin August 17 @ REGAL ARBOR and VIOLET CROWN. 

 

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