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The Torch


Guitar icon Buddy Guy reflects on his legacy and passes along the blues lessons he himself received from legends Muddy Waters and Howlin Wolf to a phenom of the next generation in this stirring documentary.

Running Time: 109 min.
Subject(s): African American Studies, Arts and Culture, Biography, Music, Personal Story
Language(s): English
Subtitles: English
Producer(s): Amy Briamonte, Jim Farrell, Rohit Khattar, Anand Mahindra, Daniel Mooney, Jonathan Sehring
Cinematographer: Aaron Frutman, Michael Andrus
Editor(s): Jim Farrell, Daniel Mooney
Production Company: MMXIX Cinestaan Film Company Private Limited, IFC Productions I, L.L.C. and Mojo Hand Films LLC


  • The New York Times
    "... any opportunity to spend almost two hours in the company of Buddy Guy is an opportunity not to be missed"
    Glenn Kenny

Festival Participation

  • Sedona International Film Festival - 2022

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