This Ain't California

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"B-boy rebellion, communism, skateboarding, the Stasi…"
  • NR
  • 2013
  • 1 hr 30 min
  • 7.3  (1,048)
  • 76

This Ain't California is a hybrid documentary about the little known skating subculture that existed in the former East Germany. The film follows three skaters from childhood all the way to adolescence. The director, Marten Persiel, uses a blend of Super 8 film, archived footage, and captivating interviews to tell the story of youthful determination. Just like any other skateboarding documentary, this one is filled with grinds, kickflips, ollies, and more. The film also explores how the government thought skating was a direct threat against domesticity. It was produced in 2013.

This Ain't California
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This Ain't California is a hybrid documentary about the little known skating subculture that existed in the former East Germany. The film follows three skaters from childhood all the way to adolescence. The director, Marten Persiel, uses a blend of Super 8 film, archived footage, and captivating interviews to tell the story of youthful determination. Just like any other skateboarding documentary, this one is filled with grinds, kickflips, ollies, and more. The film also explores how the government thought skating was a direct threat against domesticity. It was produced in 2013.

This Ain't California is a 2013 documentary with a runtime of 1 hour and 30 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.3 and a MetaScore of 76.

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  • Release Date
    2013
  • MPAA Rating
    NR
  • Runtime
    1 hr 30 min
  • Language
    German
  • IMDB Rating
    7.3  (1,048)
  • Metascore
    76