Malik Bendjelloul

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Bendjelloul in 2012

Malik Bendjelloul (4 September 1977 – 13 May 2014) was a Swedish Academy Award-winning documentary filmmaker and former child actor.[1][2] His movie Searching for Sugar Man won the 2013 Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature.

Bendjelloul was born in Ystad to a Swedish mother and Algerian father.

Bendjelloul committed suicide in Solna on 13 May 2014, aged 36.[3] At the time of death, he was suffering from depression.[3]

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