Men and Women of Faith Join Together in ‘The Heart of Man,’ Reflecting on How Life’s Brokenness Can Be a Bridge, Not a Barrier, in U.S. Cinemas for One Night on September 14

Audiences Will Hear the Powerful Stories of Individuals Who Have Healed From Addiction, Temptation and Shame Through the Strength of Their Faith

DENVER – May 4, 2017 –The Heart of Manis a cinematic retelling of the parable of the prodigal son, juxtaposed with interviews of real people struggling with distractions from their faith and the shame that follows addiction. This event was uniquely produced to bring people together for one night to understand they are not alone and that each of them have the opportunity to re-connect with their faith, family and one another.

This inspirational one-night event will be shown in cinemas on September 14, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. local time through Fathom Events and Sypher Studios. Following the feature, audiences will enjoy an exclusive roundtable conversation with national thought-leaders such as celebrity pastor Chad Veach, best-selling author of “The Shack” William Paul Young and others.

Tickets for “The Heart of Man” can be purchased online by visiting and or at participating theater box offices. Fans throughout the U.S. will be able to enjoy the event in nearly 500 select movie theaters through Fathom’s Digital Broadcast Network (DBN). For a complete list of theater locations visit the Fathom Events website.

Distinctively produced combining a blend of narrative and documentary elements, “The Heart of Man” is a timeless, deconstructed re-telling of the ancient prodigal son story. In the retelling of this famous parable, “The Heart of Man” features interviews with William Paul Young (“The Shack”),  Dr. Dan Allender (“Wounded Heart”), spoken word artist Jackie Hill Perry, among others, as they share their powerful and true stories of faith after struggling with brokenness and their identity.

“’The Heart of Man’ is a unique partnership for us in the faith category,” said Fathom Events CEO John Rubey. “This event can help open up dialogue for those who may have struggled with these topics in their communities, as well as unite them nationwide to be part of something greater.”

“The team at Sypher Studios is thrilled to join forces with Fathom Events as they present an exclusive, one-night experience for ‘The Heart of Man,’” says Jason Pamer, filmmaker and executive producer of Sypher Studios.  “This is the most critical window for a film's life and we have absolute confidence in the value and excellence that Fathom brings to deliver a moving experience for all audiences on the big screen."

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About Fathom Events

Fathom Events is recognized as the leading domestic distributor of event cinema with participating affiliate theaters in all 100 of the top Designated Market Areas®, and ranks as one of the largest overall distributors of content to movie theaters. Owned by AMC Entertainment Inc. (NYSE: AMC), Cinemark Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CNK) and Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE: RGC) (known collectively as AC JV, LLC), Fathom Events offers a variety of one-of-a-kind entertainment events such as live, high-definition performances of the Metropolitan Opera, dance and theatre productions like the Bolshoi Ballet and National Theatre Live, sporting events like Copa America Centenario, concerts with artists like Michael Bublé, Rush and Mötley Crüe, the yearlong TCM Big Screen Classics film series and inspirational events such as To Joey With Love and Kirk Cameron’s Revive US. Fathom Events takes audiences behind the scenes and offers unique extras including audience Q&As, backstage footage and interviews with cast and crew, creating the ultimate VIP experience. Fathom Events’ live digital broadcast network (“DBN”) is the largest cinema broadcast network in North America, bringing live and pre-recorded events to 896 locations and 1,383 screens in 181 DMAs. For more information, visit


About Sypher Studios

Sypher Studios is a feature length production company handling everything from script development and acquisition through marketing and distribution. Formed when producers Jason Pamer and Jens Jacob decided to forge their powers, visions and resources together, the company is committed to tell real, authentic and gritty human stories through film.



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