Overview

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.

  1. Brian Oakes

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Heather MacDonald

    Screenplay

  3. Chris Chuang

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Ben Chase

    Jim (recreations)

  2. Diane Foley

    Herself - Interviewee

  3. James Foley

    Himself (archive footage)

  4. John Foley

    Himself - Interviewee

  5. Michael D. Joseph

    Hostage (recreations)

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Jim: The James Foley Story
Jim: The James Foley Story

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Status Released

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  • January 23, 2016
    Premiere

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Original Language English

Runtime 1h 51m

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