In 2003, Jack Baxter was blown up in a terrorist-suicide bombing in Israel. His latest documentary, “The Last Sermon,” chronicles his mission to track down the men who did it.
Jack Baxter is a writer, director, producer and freelance journalist from New York City. He directed and produced the controversial and critically acclaimed 1995 documentary Brother Minister: The Assassination of Malcolm X. Mr. Baxter and his wife, executive producer Fran Strauss-Baxter, are the producers of the award-winning documentary, Blues by The Beach (2004). Jack is the co-author of the graphic novel, Mike's Place: A True Story of Love, Blues, and Terror in Tel Aviv (2015) published by Macmillan. Baxter’s documentary The Last Sermon (2020) was awarded the Prix de l’Espoir at the 6th International Human Rights Film Festival in Tunis, Tunisia.