Cristin is a native of Philadelphia and carries with her the attitude of her hometown wherever she resides. Her work has centered media representations of black and brownness, of settlement communities, and has explored tenants’ rights and gentrification.

She is influenced by time spent in the U.S. South, Guatemala City and Brazil, and she currently resides in Austin, Texas. Cristin is pursuing an MFA in Film Production at the University of Texas, Austin, and is a member of the Beautiful Project Collective, based in Durham, NC.