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Jim: The James Foley Story

Jim: The James Foley Story

Jan. 23, 2016 USA 111 Min.
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Brian Oakes


Ben Chase isJim (recreations)
Jim (recreations)
Diane Foley isHerself - Interviewee
Herself - Interviewee
James Foley isHimself (archive footage)
Himself (archive footage)
John Foley isHimself - Interviewee
Himself - Interviewee
Michael D. Joseph isHostage (recreations)
Hostage (recreations)
Magnus Tonning Riise isDaniel (recreations)
Daniel (recreations)


In August, 2014, a video of the public execution of American photojournalist James Foley rippled across the globe. Foley wore an orange jumpsuit as he knelt beside an ISIS militant dressed in black. That image challenged the world to deal with a new face of terror. And it tested one American family. Seen through the lens of filmmaker Brian Oakes, Foley’s close childhood friend, Jim takes us 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.

Jim: The James Foley Story
Original title Jim: The James Foley Story
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