This Ain't California

This Ain't California

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Documentary about underground skater culture in communist East Germany during the 80s. Follows three teens, their friendship and their love of skating throughout that decade, up to the fall of the Berlin Wall and on to the present day. More

Despite being behind the Iron Curtain, East German youths weren't immune to the allure of the skateboard. This Ain't California tells their tale of rebellious behaviour atop crumbling tarmac through a mix of original Super 8 and archival footage as well as reenactments.

2012Rating: M, Offensive language, sexual references, drug references & nudity90 minsGermanyGerman with English subtitles
Marten Persiel (feature debut)
Marten PersielIra Wedel

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This Ain't California | Release Details

This Ain't California is available to stream in New Zealand now on Apple TV.