The Heart of Nuba will be released theatrically on April 6, 2018.
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DR. TOM CATENA - 2017 AURORA PRIZE LAUREATE
The prestigious Aurora Prize honors Dr. Tom Catena “for rekindling faith in humanity”.
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HAPPENING IN SUDAN
Reuters: World Bank halts Sudan operations in blow to coup leaders, strike calls gain support
KHARTOUM, Oct 27 (Reuters) - The World Bank halted disbursements for operations in Sudan on Wednesday in response to the military's seizure of power from a transitional government, while state oil company workers, doctors and pilots joined civilian groups opposing the...
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...
Sudan’s military has seized power in a coup. Here’s what you need to know.
KEY POINTS The military arrested civilian Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok and dissolved the country’s transitional government on Monday, sparking protests in several cities. Due to its location, Sudan is politically important for stability in the Horn of Africa, North...
Omar Al-Bashir: The Warrants
From the International Criminal Court, the original warrants issued for the arrest of Omar Al-Bashir, issued while al-Bashir was President of Sudan: See document Omar Hassan Ahmad Al Bashir Suspected of five counts of crimes against humanity, two counts of war,...
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...
The Heart of Nuba on Voice of America
The Voice of America has included three excellent segments on The Heart of Nuba in their international coverage in late October and November. Voice of America provides trusted and objective news and information in 45 languages to a measured weekly audience...
Video from Los Angeles Premiere of The Heart of Nuba
From our partners for the Los Angeles premiere, The Africa Channel.
The Heart of Nuba Opens in Scottsdale, AZ.
The Heart of Nuba opened in Scottsdale, AZ tonight at the Harkins Shea 14 Theater. Director/Producer Kenneth A. Carlson held a Q&A with the audience following the screening.
MEET TOM CETENA
Newsweek: Why an American Doctor Remained in War-Torn Sudan
Should happiness be the focus of one's life, or something deeper? Tom Catena, a doctor for 14 years in the Nuba Mountains in Sudan — a desolate, rebel-held area that was bombed repeatedly from 2011 until 2018 by the Khartoum government when Omar al-Bashir was...
Dr. Tom Catena Receives Honorary Doctorate from Duke University
One of the highlights of the commencement ceremony is the awarding of honorary degrees to individuals for outstanding accomplishments and service the world. This year, President Vincent Price conferred bestowed degrees upon a medical missionary, a scientist turned...
A Chance to Give Back, by Tom Catena
This coming March, we, at the Mother of Mercy Hospital, will celebrate our fourteenth year of operation. We are located in rebel-held territory in the remote region of the Nuba Mountains in the southern part of the Sudan. Even though there is currently a ceasefire...
Video Update from Dr. Tom
Dr. Tom sent us a short video update from his phone, with some warm words for The Heart of Nuba and the network that has gathered around the film and provided invaluable support for the hospital. Enjoy.