Source: The Hollywood Reporter
Saints don’t always look the way you expect.
Case in point: Dr. Tom Catena, the subject of Kenneth A. Carlson’s documentary, “The Heart of Nuba.” Serving as the only doctor for nearly one million people living in the war-torn Nuba Mountains of Sudan, the middle-aged, bald and lanky Catena more resembles a hard-working insurance salesman than a man who’s sacrificed so much to help others.
“The Heart of Nuba” delivers a moving but thankfully not overly sentimental portrait of this admirable figure.
The people living in the region are under constant aerial bombardment by the forces of the country’s longtime dictator and indicted war criminal, President Omar Al-Bashir. Bashir wants their land for its rich mineral resources and is not hesitant to commit genocide in order to procure it.
Read the story at The Hollywood Reporter.
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