Jim : the James Foley story /
Kunhardt Films presents, with Marigold Pictures, in association with HBO Documentary Films ; produced by Eva Lipman ; produced by George Kunhardt, Teddy Kunhardt ; executive producer, Peter Kunhardt ; directed by Brian Oakes ; written by Chris Chuang, with Heather MacDonald, Brian Oakes.
[Brooklyn, New York] : FilmRise, [2016]
1 videodisc (approximately 112 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
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[Brooklyn, New York] : FilmRise, [2016]
credits note
Editor, Aleks Gezentsvey ; original song, "The Empty Chair," J. Ralph, Sting ; music, Dan Romer, Saul Simon MacWilliams, Osei Essed ; director of photography, Clair Popkin.
general note
"... a presentation of Home Box Office."
"Gravitas Ventures."
"HBO Original Programming."
Program content: ©2016.
"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 tragic death nearly two years later. Foley's family, friends and colleagues help tell Jim's story, while his fellow hostages reveal the details of captivity with chilling immediacy. Gut-wrenching and powerful, with unparalleled access, JIM: The James Foley Story is a harrowing chronicle of bravery, compassion and pain at the dawn of America's war with ISIS"--Container.
language note
In English with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
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technical details
DVD; NTSC, Region 0 (all regions); widescreen presentation; 5.1 surround, 2.0 stereo.

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