‘Carmine Street Guitars’ Scores Abramorama Deal Ahead Of New York Film Festival Bow

‘Carmine Street Guitars’ Scores Abramorama Deal Ahead Of New York Film Festival Bow

Abramorama has acquired U.S. rights to Carmine Street Guitars, the Ron Mann-directed documentary that takes a snapshot of Rick Kelly’s fabled Greenwich Village shop where he makes guitars out of salvaged wood from historic New York buildings.

The Hollywood Reporter Film Review: 'Carmine Street Guitars'

The Hollywood Reporter Film Review: 'Carmine Street Guitars'

Ron Mann, whose light docs tend toward pop-culture subjects such as comic books and novelty dance sensations, finds a rewarding tangent on rock 'n' roll iconography at Carmine Street Guitars, a Manhattan music shop whose proprietor builds custom instruments out of wood salvaged from demolished Gotham buildings.

Carmine Street Guitars, Beloved New York City Shop, Gets Documentary Tribute

Carmine Street Guitars, Beloved New York City Shop, Gets Documentary Tribute

The doc brings musicians of all stripes — including Patti Smith Band’s Lenny Kaye, Kirk Douglas of The Roots, Jamie Hince of The Kills, Bill Frisell, Nels Cline of Wilco, Marc Ribot, Ester Baling, Dallas and Travis Good of The Sadies and Dylan six-stringer Charlie Sexton — to the shop.