This Ain't California

93 min
Available from 01/10/2019 to 29/11/2019

Looking back at alternative youth cultures in the GDR. In 1980s East Berlin, skater culture was centred on Alexanderplatz, its concrete urban architecture used as a playground. In contrast to widely held views of the grey and conformist eastern block, a vibrant street culture had emerged by 1985 which the East German authorities found hard to contain.


  • Director :
    • Marten Persiel
  • Country :
    • Germany
  • Year :
    • 2012