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Ovation, tears for James Foley film at Sundance festival

It is an intimate portrait of a restless spirit keen to make a difference, drawn to covering conflict

Mr Foley, a freelance journalist who reported for GlobalPost, Agence France-Presse and other outlets, was captured in Syria in 2012 and beheaded in August 2014.

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A DOCUMENTARY about James Foley, the US journalist slain by the Islamic State group, premiered to a standing ovation on Saturday at the Sundance Film Festival, leaving few dry eyes in the audience.

Directed by Brian Oakes, a childhood friend, Jim: The James...