James “Jim” Foley was an American photojournalist who was kidnapped in Syria on Thanksgiving Day 2012. After being kidnapped he went missing for two long years before the infamous video of his execution was released by the terror group know as the Islamic State.
The video sent shockwaves around the world and played a big role in introducing many of us to the fundamentalist group. Through the use of video footage, intimate interviews with friends, family and fellow journalists, Jim: The James Foley Story is a film which reveals never before heard details of his captivity. It is a harrowing chronicle of bravery, compassion and pain at the dawn of America’s war with ISIS.