The 25 Best Undistributed Films of 2013 by Film.com has included I Have Always Been a Dreamer by Sabine Gruffat on it’s list! Gruffat’s film was an Official Selection from the 2013 Indie Grits Film Festival. It is an essay film about globalization and urban ecology using the examples of two cities in contrasting states of development: Dubai, UAE and Detroit, U.S.A. Within the context of a boom and bust economy, the film questions the collective ideologies that shape the physical landscape and impact local communities.
The video above is an excerpt from the film.