Sony Classics acquires world rights to Carlos Santana documentary

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Source: Maryanne Bilham

Carlos Santana

Sony Pictures Classics has acquired worldwide rights to Carlos Santana documentary Carlos.

Rudy Valdez, an Emmy-winner for The Sentence, directed the film about the Latin American jazz fusion maestro. It features marchival footage and music previously unseen and unheard by the public and tells the story of Santana’s journey from 14-year-old street musician to multiple Grammy-winning and Latin Grammy-winning icon.

Imagine Documentaries and Sony Music Entertainment jointly financed Carlos, which is produced by Sara Bernstein, Justin Wilkes, Lizz Morhaim, Leopoldo Gout, Ashley Kahn and Sam Pollard.

Brian Grazer and Ron Howard served as executive producers for Imagine Documentaries alongside Michael Vrionis, and Tom Mackay and Richard Story for Sony Music Entertainment.

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