Film spotlights life of Amsterdam doc

first_imgLocal residents have a rare opportunity to see a documentary about the extraordinary life of Amsterdam native Dr. Tom Catena this weekend. The film, “The Heart of Nuba,” is produced by his Brown University classmate Ken Carlson and executive-produced by Maria Shriver. It’s currently showing in large metropolitan areas, but we have a special opportunity to view it here.It profiles his life as the only doctor serving 1 million patients in the war-torn Nuba Mountains of Sudan. The film will be shown at Emerald Cinemas on Route 30 in Amsterdam on April 27, 28 and 29 at 1, 4, 7 and 9 p.m. each day. The matinées are $12.50 and the evening shows are $15. All proceeds will benefit the African Mission Healthcare Foundation, which supports the Mother of Mercy Hospital where Dr. Catena works. Funds go directly to train more doctors and nurses.To view a trailer or learn more about this documentary, visit Don’t miss this opportunity to view a life-changing film about a life of service and genuine humanity.Lisa McCoyJohnstownMore from The Daily Gazette:EDITORIAL: Beware of voter intimidationBroadalbin-Perth’s Tomlinson seizing the day by competing in cross country and golf this fallEDITORIAL: Thruway tax unfair to working motoristsEDITORIAL: Urgent: Today is the last day to complete the censusEDITORIAL: Find a way to get family members into nursing homes Categories: Letters to the Editor, Opinionlast_img read more