Upcoming Sister Thea Bowman Documentary
New Group Media out of South Bend, Indiana plans to tell the story of Sister Thea Bowman through their upcoming documentary set to air in the fall of 2022. Filming has taken place in many locations where Sister Thea lived and worked, including La Crosse.
"The crew began scouting sites in April 2021 and at the end of May, they filmed in Canton, Jackson and at Sister Thea’s grave site in Memphis at Elmwood Cemetery. In addition to interviews, scenes were filmed depicting young Bertha Bowman’s life before entering the Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration (FSPA) in La Crosse, Wisconsin."
Read Diocese and New Group Media shoot documentary commemorating Sister Thea Bowman to learn more!