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Jim - The James Foley Story
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AUTEUR(S)-RÉALISATEUR(S)

Brian Oakes

AUTEUR(S)

Chris Chuang, Heather MacDonald

IMAGE

Clair Popkin

MONTAGE

Aleks Gezentsvey

MUSIQUE ORIGINALE

Dan Romer

PRODUCTION / DIFFUSION

Kunhardt Films

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Kunhardt Films

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  • États-Unis | 2016 | 120 minutes
  • Un film de Brian Oakes

Un documentaire sur James Foley, reporter américain décapité par Daech, a été accueilli par un tonnerre d’applaudissements et des larmes lors de son avant-première au festival du cinéma indépendant Sundance. Jim : The James Foley Story est un portrait intime réalisé par Brian Oakes, ami d’enfance du photojournaliste dont il raconte la vie à partir de témoignages et documents recueillis ...

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.
On Thanksgiving Day 2012, Jim Foley was kidnapped in Syria and went missing for two years. Thrown into a world of false leads and misinformation, the Foley family was threatened with prosecution by the U.S. government if they paid a ransom. In Oakes’s gut-wrenching film, Foley’s family, friends, and fellow journalists tell Jim’s story, while his fellow hostages reveal the details of captivity with chilling immediacy. Brilliantly constructed with unparalleled access, Jim is a harrowing chronicle of bravery, compassion, and pain at the dawn of World War ISIS.

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