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“Jim: The James Foley Story” documentary coming to HBO in February

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James Foley

MILWAUKEE — A documentary about James Foley is coming to HBO in February.

The freelance war correspondent was abducted in Syria and beheaded in 2014 by ISIS.

“Jim: The James Foley Story” is directed by Brian Oakes, Foley’s close childhood friend.

It includes interviews with friends, family members and colleagues.

Foley was a graduate of Marquette University.

The documentary is set to premiere at the Sundance Film Festival later in January.

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