New York Times January 21, 2016 10 Sundance Movies with Heat By Brooks Barnes
10 Sundance Movies With Heat
‘Jim: The James Foley Story’
Sundance is renowned for its documentaries, but this year’s festival is packed with one nonfiction sizzler after another. “Jim: The James Foley Story” is so topical — Mr. Foley, a journalist, was executed by the Islamic State in 2014 — that HBO has already snapped up the rights. “If this story doesn’t move you, nothing can,” Sheila Nevins, president of HBO Documentary Films, said in announcing the acquisition.