Video: Love Letters to Dubai unveils the thin line between old and new architecture

This nostalgic video that pays homage to the city of Dubai displays its ever-changing identity: the mystical modernist buildings of the old city to the sparkling spears that pierce the sky today.

Written, directed and edited by Dubai-based musician Gayathri Krishnan-Erlings, Love Letters to Dubai tells a story of memories and how the urban landscape can alter one’s experience.

Written, Directed, and Edited by Gayathri Krishnan-Erlings (

Cinematography by Bechara El Khoury
Music by Reiner Erlings (

Characters: Maya Krishnan and Alistair Vowles