TRAILER / ‘I AM NOT A HIPSTER’ by Destin Cretton
Slated for a Sundance 2012 debut, I Am Not A Hipster is a drama about a singer-songwriter uncomfortable with the trappings of success in the indie rock scene he presides over in San Diego.
It’s also a story about loss and coping with death. But most of all, it’s about music. I Am Not a Hipster features original music from musician Joel P. West and many of those songs are performed by star Dominic Bogart, who plays Brook, the troubled singer-songwriter.
The music in the film is evocative of such acts as Bright Eyes and the late Elliott Smith, and the film is reminiscent of the 2007 Sundance hit and best song Oscar winner Once in that it features original music from cast members.I Am Not a Hipster follows Brook as he is visited by his estranged father and three sisters to scatter the ashes of their late mother.