Sony Pictures Classics recently announced they have acquired worldwide rights to a feature-length documentary film about the father of Latin American jazz fusion and global icon, Carlos Santana.
The documentary, titled CARLOS, is directed by Emmy Award-winning filmmaker Rudy Valdez.
Jointly financed by Imagine Documentaries and Sony Music Entertainment, CARLOS is produced by Sara Bernstein and Justin Wilkes along with Lizz Morhaim and executive produced by Academy Award-winning producers Brian Grazer and Ron Howard for Imagine Documentaries.
Featuring never-before-seen or heard archival footage and music, the film offers an intimate and exhilarating look inside the mind of an elemental force of contemporary music and tell the incredible story of Santana’s life – from a fourteen-year-old street musician to a ten-time Grammy-winning and three-time Latin Grammy-winning global sensation.
“Rudy Valdez’s CARLOS showcases the genius behind the musical sensation that has led Carlos Santana’s music to resonate with global audiences across multiple generations,” Sony Pictures Classics said in a statement.
They added, “We are so pleased to partner with our friends at Imagine Documentaries and Sony Music Entertainment to help share Carlos’ remarkable story that is as complex, lively, and inspiring as his music.”
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