About The Heart of Nuba

The Heart of Nuba opened in New York on April 6 with fantastic press, 100% on Rotten Tomatoes, positive reviews in the New York Times, Hollywood Reporter, and much more. The film opened in Los Angeles April 20 with sold out shows and an extended run. Other cities are opening weekly.  Follow our openings here as more are added, and watch for your city! 


Washington Cathedral Screening of The Heart of Nuba, Oct 20, 2108

A very special screenings of The Heart of Nuba took place on October 20, 2018, at the Washington National Cathedral in Washington, D.C. with guest appearances by Dr. Tom Catena's wife, Nasima, and Director and Producer Kenneth A. Carlson. A Q&A was held...

Catholic New York

‘Heart of Nuba’ Tells of Catholic Doctor’s Service and Selflessness

Roger’s Movie Nation

“Not every deserving person can win the Nobel Peace Prize…It seems the least society can do to honor them and shine a light on their good deeds is produce a good documentary about them.”

The Heart of Nuba Awarded at Cinema for Peace in Berlin

On Februrary 11 The Heart of Nuba was honored with the Most Valuable Documentary Award at Cinema for Peace in Berlin on February 11. Katrina Carlson performed the film’s song “Bloom” for the audience. As an extra blessing, Dr. Tom was able to join us and...

A Special Message from Dr. Tom Catena

We received a very special Holiday message from Dr. Tom this year, thanking those who have supported The Heart of Nuba and the Mother of Mercy Hospital, and filling us in on plans for the coming year. Click on image to watch. [video_lightbox_vimeo5...

Dr. Tom Catena Receives Doctor of the Year Award

Dr. Tom was just awarded the 2018 Catholic Doctor of the Year award, from the Mission Doctors Association in Los Angeles. "Since 1959, the Mission Doctors Association has trained, sent and supported Catholic doctors and their families who come from across...