Walt & El Grupo (film) Documentary about Walt Disney’s trip to South America in 1941, out of which came Saludos Amigos and The Three Caballeros, from Walt Disney Family Foundation Films in association with Theodore Thomas Productions. The film draws from personal letters and artwork from the trip, remembrances by descendants and survivors, and archival footage to provide a candid glimpse of Walt Disney and his artists. Directed by Theodore Thomas. 107 min. The film premiered at the San Francisco International Film Festival on April 26, 2008. Limited release in Los Angeles, New York, and Anaheim beginning September 11, 2009. Released on DVD in 2010.