In a world that undulates between fact and fiction, digital and physical, a group of SoundCloud rappers lives a solitary, post-societal existence in the desert town of Crestone, Colorado. Once a religious and spiritual mecca for many, Crestone’s endless sand dunes, waterfalls, and dark caves act as a backdrop for images of tattooed bodies, cosplay wardrobes, and clouds of weed smoke. "Crestone" explores the often hidden aspects of collaboration and friendship as well as the human desire to persist against all odds. What does music sound like if there is no one left to repost and share it?

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Marnie Ellen Hertzler




Director: Marnie Ellen Hertzler
Producer: Riel Roch-Decter, Sebastian Pardo
Screenwriter: Marnie Ellen Hertzler, Corey Hughes
Cinematographer: Corey Hughes
Editor: Albert Birney, Marnie Ellen Hertzler
Music: Animal Collective
Principal Cast: Champloo Sloppy, A.M. The A1, RyBundy, SADBOYTRAPPS, Benz Rowm, Phong Winna, Mijo Mehico, Huckleberry, Cody
Additional Credits: Co-Producer: Eliza Moley


Public Film Contact
Riel Roch-Decter
Publicity Contact
Kaila Sarah Hier
+ 49 152 56953396
Primary Entry: Platinum Badge, Film Badge
Secondary Entry: Music Badge, Interactive Badge, Film Festival Wristband

Year: 2020
Premiere Status: World Premiere
Genre: Hybrid, Music
Screening Section: Visions
Screening Category: Documentary Feature
Country: United States
Language: English
Runtime: 72 mins