Film review: ‘Jim: The James Foley Story’ ★★★★

A life should be never defined by death. Not least one extinguished as a tool for extremist propaganda. In presenting heartrending documentary Jim: The James Foley Story in such an intimate, personal manner, director Brian Oakes seeks to reclaim the existence of his childhood friend from the unspeakably brutal images that filled screens across the world on 19 August 2014.

Jim: The James Foley Story is CineVue’s Film of the Week and hits UK screens on 2nd September. Read the full review here.