Jim: The James Foley Story

Jim: The James Foley Story

Jim: The James Foley Story

This HBO documentary, the Audience Award winner at Sundance 2016, sees director Brian Oakes explore the life and death of his childhood friend, James Foley - the Frontline journalist killed by ISIS terrorists in 2014.

Audience Award (Documentary) winner, Sundance Film Festival 2016
2016113 minsUSA
DocumentaryWarFestival & Independent
Director:
Brian Oakes ('Living with Lincoln')

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Jim: The James Foley Story / Reviews

Variety

Variety

Brian Oakes' family-endorsed study of the slain U.S. photojournalist movingly humanizes the victim of an unspeakable tragedy.

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The New York Times

The New York Times

So expect to shed a tear for Mr. Foley and his family by the time this film is over. But also expect a lot of questions raised by his story to remain.

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The Guardian

The Guardian

Simplistic but powerful look at journalistic bravery.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

A flawed but sill powerful doc.

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A.V. Club

A.V. Club

A moving testament to a journalist’s compassion.

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