Sugar Man favourite for documentary Oscar
14 February 2013 Last updated at 09:32 GMT
Searching for Sugar Man, a film chronicling the life of the American musician Rodriguez, is seen by many Oscars odds makers as the favourite to win the best documentary feature award, having already won in the same category at the Baftas.
Although Rodriguez had a huge following in apartheid-era South Africa, few knew of his music in his native US.
Now that has all changed with the film's success and Oscar nomination.
Tom Brook reports.
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