In August 2014, the video execution of American conflict journalist James Foley by the militant group ISIS challenged the world to deal with a new face of terror. But 40-year-old Foley was more than just the victim of this brutal killing. Seen through the lens of filmmaker Brian Oakes, Foley�۪s childhood friend, JIM: The James Foley Story takes viewers from small-town New England to the adrenaline-fueled front lines of Libya and Syria, where Foley pushed the limits of danger to report on the plight of civilians impacted by war. The film culminates in Foley�۪s 2012 capture by ISIS and the confusion and emotional upheaval that followed, ending in his ...

Rated: PG-13

Creator: Brian Oakes

Starring: James Foley

  • Genre:
  • Documentary
  • Drama
  • Non Fiction
  • War