Searching for Sugar Man Director Malik Bendjelloul Dies at 36

Via: TV Guide

Malik Bendjelloul | Photo Credits: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images

Malik Bendjelloul, who directed the Oscar-winning documentary Searching forSugar Man, died on Tuesday in Stockholm, The Associated Press reports. He was 36.


According to the filmmaker’s brother Johar, Bendjelloul committed suicide. Johar told Swedish daily Aftonbladet that the director had struggled with depression and that learning his brother had taken his own life was the worst thing he’d ever experienced.



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