About The Heart of Nuba

THEATRICAL OPENINGS:
THE HEART OF NUBA IS OPENING IN CITIES ACROSS THE US!
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! 

THIS WEEK:

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

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...

Catholic New York

Catholic New York

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

Roger’s Movie Nation

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.”

Dr. Tom on Events in Sudan

Dr. Tom on Events in Sudan

Dr. Tom Catena emailed Kennth Carlson (Director of The Heart of Nuba) today and spoke briefly about the current events, and coup, in Sudan. As usual, he is walking with a steadfast vision forward, to the job at hand, taking changes in stride as he continues to focus...

FEATURES: 

Dr. Tom on Events in Sudan

Dr. Tom on Events in Sudan

Dr. Tom Catena emailed Kennth Carlson (Director of The Heart of Nuba) today and spoke briefly about the current events, and coup, in Sudan. As usual, he is walking with a steadfast vision forward, to the job at hand, taking changes in stride as he continues to focus...

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Update from Dr. Tom in Nuba

Update from Dr. Tom in Nuba

Hello from rainy Nuba.  Finally getting some good rain on this end after a dry start.  Nasima spent the day planting peanuts.  Francis is in a neighboring village this week visiting his cousins.  He thinks he’s a big man now but he doesn’t realize...

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The Catena Family Expands!

The Catena Family Expands!

We could not be more delighted to share some recent photos from Dr. Tom of his and Nasima's new family member! This year the adoption of their son, Francis Gene, was finalized, bringing a much-earned source of love and joy into the Catena tukal (household). There is...

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An Update from Dr. Tom

An Update from Dr. Tom

The situation here in Nuba has been pretty stable for the past year. The Transitional government in Khartoum and the SPLA-N rebels have met recently for peace talks but were unable to reach any conclusions. The SPLA-N is demanding that Sudan have a secular (not...

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