Short movie: Hearts of Palm

Post by Mark

Hearts of Palm is a short movie set in August 2nd 1990 and deals with Kuwaiti students living in Miami Florida during the Iraqi Invasion of Kuwait. It’s written and directed by Faisal AlNashmi, a film student studying in the University of Miami. I’ve seen quite a few short movies related to the invasion but they’ve always been from the perspective of people inside Kuwait so I thought it was interesting for this film to be from a perspective of the students studying abroad. I can imagine it must have been very difficult for them being all across on the other side of the world and not being able to do anything other then sit and watch the news. [Video Link]


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9 comments, add your own...


  1. ahmad says:

    interesting …..

  2. Om ALzain says:

    Remind me of a peroid of my life :(

  3. queen says:

    very heart touching…specially when he gets the call to join the forces, really a very emotional moment..hats off to the director

  4. Laila says:

    What a reminder :( thanks to the director for preserving this part of history..
    every time i remember the gulf war, my heart starts pounding like it might happen again..thank god saddam is gone..
    off topic but:
    I used to have a VHS tape, with a collection of music videos from the Gulf War..it had the song wa6ani al nahar, and status quo’s “in the army now” and “I’ll see you in my dream”..it had a collection of footage regarding the gulf war..does anyone have the same tape? this footage is not available on the internet..!

  5. Phoenix says:

    nice movie

  6. qster says:

    I found it to be too stale and cheesy. Just my opinion on the movie. The subject matter is good but just the movie is too predictable.

  7. athary alasoussi says:

    الفلم وايد مؤثر فى نفس أى كويتى الله يوفق يا فيصل

  8. MrMr says:

    It’s better than biofilms

  9. Aziz says:

    How can I download this video? btw IT’S AMAZING! Allah ywafeq those young talents!


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