Set in Los Angeles, Saleem and Hamada – two Yemeni immigrants, close friends, and roommates – struggle to contain themselves after an American drone hits Saleem’s house in Yemen. While Saleem works in a grocery store, Hamada – a former drug dealer – is an FBI informant.

UCLA Film Thesis Production. A Patriot Act is currently in development to become a limited series.


Produced by Yousef Assabahi and Samuel Rubin

Starring Waseem Abbas, Ali Majed, and Don Dipaolo.