Screening of “Tender Mercies”

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Loreto Theater

A special free screening of the 1983 Academy Award winning film Tender Mercies, followed by a conversation about the film with the co-hosts of the television show, Reel Faith, Steven Greydanus and David DiCerto (The Sheen Center's Director of Film, TV and Mission Outreach)

Admission Free

About the Film

Tender Mercies is a 1983 American drama film directed by Bruce Beresford, with a screenplay by Horton Foote. It focuses on Mac Sledge, a recovering alcoholic country music singer who seeks to turn his life around through his relationship with a young widow and her son in rural Texas.


Robert Duvall

Tess Harper

Betty Buckley

Wilford Brimley

Ellen Barkin