Greenspoon Marder Entertainment Attorneys Serve As Lead Counsel For the Jimmy Carter Rock and Roll President Documentary
Jun 11, 2020
MIAMI, FL – June 11, 2020 – Greenspoon Marder entertainment attorneys, Javier Feito and Leslie José Zigel, served as lead counsel for the “Jimmy Carter Rock & Roll President” documentary recently acquired by CNN Films. In their role as lead counsel, Feito and Zigel handled the documentary’s finance, production and distribution.
Recently highlighted in
and Variety , the documentary depicts the bond between the 39th president and his relationship with music, as well as how music was a defining part of his campaign for the White House and his presidency. “Jimmy Carter Rock & Roll President” combines interviews with Carter and archival footage of performances from Willie Nelson, Aretha Franklin, Greg Allman, Jimmy Buffett and Paul Simon. Originally scheduled to debut at the Tribeca Film Festival, the documentary is now set to be the closing film for AFI DOCS film festival on June 21. The Hollywood Reporter
“We would like to congratulate our clients Chris Farrell and Mary Wharton on closing their deal with CNN Films. This has been an incredible project and we are proud to have participated as lead counsel on this film over the last two years,” comments Feito and Zigel.
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