Jimmy Carter: Rock & Roll President (DVD)
Directed by Mary Wharton
If it hadn’t been for a bottle of scotch and a late-night visit from musician Gregg Allman, Jimmy Carter might never have been elected the 39th President of the United States. This documentary charts the mostly forgotten story of how Carter, a lover of all types of music, forged a tight bond with musicians Willie Nelson, the Allman Brothers, Bob Dylan and others. Low on campaign funds and lacking in name recognition, Carter relied on support from these artists to give him a crucial boost in the Democratic primaries. Once Carter was elected, the musicians became frequent guests in the White House. The surprisingly significant role that music played throughout Carter’s life and in his work becomes a thread in this engaging portrait of one of the most enigmatic Presidents in American history.
DVD Extras Include:
RT' @TheFilmStage': #BornToBe, an enlightening documentary exploring transgender care in NYC, is now available in Virtual Cinemas via' @KinoLo…'
RT' @DVDBeaver': OUT TUESDAY The Lost Weekend [Blu-ray] (Billy Wilder, 1945)' @KinoLorber' US:' https://t.co/XgNB5jTfKq' CAN:' https://t.co/gYQCZ…'
RT' @KLStudioClassic': Coming March 30th! A Pain in the Ass (1973) • Brand New 2K Master • NEW Audio Commentary by Film Critic Nick Pinkerto…
RT' @DVDBeaver': High Plains Drifter [Blu-ray] (Clint Eastwood, 1973)' @KinoLorber' 40% off! US:' https://t.co/b3GeVf9HPQ' OUR REVIEW:' https://t…'
RT' @LaurasMiscMovie': Tonight's Movie: BIG BROWN EYES (1936) - A' @KinoLorber' Blu-ray Review' https://t.co/N7SgmfBi0X' Zippy, enjoyable film di…
RT' @ObserOnFilmArt': When John was Jack: Kristin examines two early Ford westerns with Blu-ray releases by' @KinoLorber' ' https://t.co/BjewS7C…'
RT' @Queerty': Director Tania Cypriano peers into the world of transgender medicine in ‘Born to Be’ -' https://t.co/1Y75htGXPF'' https://t.co/Rs…'
RT' @TheBodyDotCom': We talked to director Tania Cypriano (@TaniaCypriano) about "Born to Be," which premieres online Nov. 18. #TransAwarenes…
RT' @adamlubitow': Really loved' @TaniaCypriano's' warm, poignant, & deeply humane doc following the work of Dr. Jess Ting, a plastic surgeon h…
Inquiries & Press
333 W. 39th St., Ste. 503
New York, NY 10018
Tel. (800) 562-3330
Fax. (212) 714-0871
Press & Media
For publicity assistance and press inquiries please contact us by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 212-629-6880.