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Jim: The James Foley Story

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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 ...

  • DirectorBrian Oakes
  • Runtime: 1 hr 51 min
  • StudioGRAVITAS VENTURES
  • QualityHD

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Oscars: Sting Performs Oscar-Nominated Original Song From 'Jim: The James Foley Story' - Hollywood Reporter


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Oscars: Sting Performs Oscar-Nominated Original Song From 'Jim: The James Foley Story'
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Four-time Oscar nominee Sting performed his original song "The Empty Chair" from the documentary Jim: The James Foley Story at the 89th Academy Awards on Sunday. Alone onstage with an acoustic guitar, Sting gave an emotional performance of his ...
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Oscars Support the Press During 'The Empty Chair' Performance
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The film tells the story of journalist and war correspondent JamesJimFoley, who was captured first by pro-Gaddafi forces in Libya before ISIS kidnapped him in 2012. The first imprisonment lasted 44 days, while the latter ended tragically after two ...

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Jim – The James Foley Story review: unbearably sad but celebratory - The Guardian


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Storyville: Jim – The James Foley Story (BBC4, Sunday) does not show – or dwell on – his murder. It is a film, made by his childhood friend Brian Oakes, about what came before. It is about James's – Jim's – life, told by his parents in their cosy New ...

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