Carlos Santana Documentary Set for Sept. Premiere & Theatrical Release

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Carlos, a new feature-length documentary film chronicling the life story and work of guitarist and bandleader Carlos Santana, will launch in theaters next month with a three-day premiere event. On Sept, 23, 24 and 27 only, screenings will include the documentary plus exclusive introductory content featuring Santana and two-time Emmy-winning director Rudy Valdez. Following the screenings, Carlos’ general theatrical release begins Sept. 29.

Premiering earlier this year at the Tribeca Festival, Carlos combines new interviews with Santana and his family; never-before-seen archival footage, including home videos recorded by Santana himself; concert footage; behind-the-scenes moments; interviews with music industry luminaries and collaborators, such as Clive Davis and Rob Thomas and more.

Tickets for Carlos: The Santana Journey Global Premiere go on sale beginning Aug. 24 here. The film is presented in select cinemas worldwide by Trafalgar Releasing and Sony Pictures Classics. Visit the event website for the most up-to-date information about ticketing and participating theaters globally.

Jointly financed by Sony Music Entertainment and Imagine Documentaries, 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. Leopoldo Gout, Ashley Kahn and Sam Pollard also serve as producers. Meredith Kaulfers is the Co-Executive Producer for Imagine Documentaries and Michael Vrionis serves as an Executive Producer.Tom  Mackay and Richard Story are Executive Producers for Sony Music Entertainment.

Watch an official clip from Carlos: The Santana Journey Global Premiere

Related: Read our interview with Carlos Santana

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