The first trailer for the new documentary Carlos, about the life and career of legendary guitarist Carlos Santana, has been released. The film, directed by two-time Emmy winner Rudy Valdez, will open in theaters on September 23, 2023, for a three-day limited engagement. A wider release is planned for September 29.
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The trailer gives a glimpse into Santana's early life, from his childhood in Mexico to his days as a street musician in San Francisco. It also features interviews with Santana himself, as well as his family and friends.
“Magic is when you command the elements to capture people’s hearts,” Santana says in the trailer. “That’s what I’ve been trying to do my whole life.”
The film is set to explore Santana's journey from humble beginnings to global superstardom. It will also delve into his personal life, including his marriage to Deborah Santana and the birth of their three children.
“Carlos is a true American original,” Valdez said in a statement. “He’s a musician, a mystic, and a prophet. This film is a celebration of his life and his music.”
The documentary is produced by Imagine Documentaries and Participant Media. It is executive produced by Imagine's Brian Grazer, Ron Howard, and Sara Bernstein, and Participant's Jonathan King and Diane Becker.
Santana is one of the most successful and influential guitarists of all time. He has won 10 Grammy Awards and sold over 100 million records worldwide. His music has blended rock, jazz, and Latin influences to create a unique and instantly recognizable sound.
The new documentary is sure to be a must-see for fans of Santana and music lovers alike. It promises to be an intimate and revealing look at one of the most iconic figures in music history.
Here are some additional details about the documentary:
- The film will feature never-before-seen archival footage, including home video recordings made by Santana himself.
- It will also feature interviews with Santana's family and friends, as well as other musicians and celebrities who have been influenced by his music.
- The documentary is directed by Rudy Valdez, who is known for his work on the films A Lion in the House and The Sentence.
- The film is produced by Imagine Documentaries and Participant Media.