Jonathan Demme's Jimmy Carter: Man From Plains has been picked up by Sony Pictures Classic for distribution in North America. According to Variety, the documentary will premier at the upcoming Venice Film Festival.

The film follows ex-president Jimmy Carter on his recent book tour touting the controversial tome Palestine: Peace Not Apartheid. Demme and his camera crew filmed Carter as he delt with the negativity that met his book while he visited different parts of the country.

Demme produced and directed the film for his company Clinica Estetico. Neda Armian also produced the project.