Jose Feliciano: Behind This Guitar

The official documentary on the life and continuing career of singer-songwriter and guitarist Jose Feliciano - the world’s greatest living guitarist (and ranked one of the best of all-time), first-ever Latin crossover artist and pioneer in the mixing of musical genres and song interpretation. One of the greatest artists of all time!

From an impoverished neighborhood in Puerto Rico to the streets of Spanish Harlem to the top of the pop music charts - Jose Feliciano has crafted an unrivaled music career spanning five decades.

At the height of popularity, a national controversy almost ended his career. His enduring legacy is a testament to his undeniable talent & incredible resiliency.

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Helen Murphy

Frank Licari



Directors: Helen Murphy, Frank Licari
Executive Producer: Helen Murphy, Frank Licari, Khoa Le
Producer: Frank Licari, Helen Murphy, Khoa Le
Screenwriter: Frank Licari, Helen Murphy
Cinematographer: Egor Morozov, Khoa Le
Editor: Paul Jaigua
Sound Designer: Khoa Le, James Fallon, Joe Costable, Taras Pantchenko
Principal Cast: Jose Feliciano, Carlos Santana, Gloria Estefan, Emilio Estefan, Rudy Perez, Jack Somer, Rick Jarrard, Susan Feliciano, Bob Conti, Jim Durkin
Additional Credits: Sound Operator: Michael DiGioia, 2nd Unit Camera: Tar Thengtrirat, 2nd Unit Camera: Kingkan Siripiriyakul, Photographer: Aleksandr Villamariona, Photographer: Anders Wallace, Production: Rick Farrell, Production: Drew Lohrberg


Public Film Contact
Frank Licari
Quite Frankly Productions, LLC
Publicity Contact
Olga Makrias
646.405.7010 x4
Primary Entry: Platinum Badge, Film Badge
Secondary Entry: Music Badge, Interactive Badge, Film Festival Wristband

Year: 2020
Premiere Status: World Premiere
Genre: Documentary
Screening Section: 24 Beats Per Second
Screening Category: Documentary Feature
Country: United States
Language: English
Runtime: 91 mins