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Berlin's German selections include 1980s skateboarding doc

Berlinale has added more titles to the 2012 Perspektive Deutsches Kino section, including This Ain’t California, a documentary about skateboarders in 1980s GDR.

Other selections include Jan Speckenbach’s dffb graduation film, Die Vermissten starring André M. Hennicke in the story about how parents react to a missing child; and Tamer Yigit and Branka Prlic’s story of a Muslim woman who wants to immigrate to Germany.

In all, the section includes 13 films: three full-length documentaries and four full-length fictional films as well two sets of three medium-long films each.

Perspektive Deutsches Kino

Ararat by Engin Kundag

Rhymers and Rivals (Dichter und Kämpfer) by Marion Hütter (documentary)

Reported Missing (Die Vermissten) by Jan Speckenbach

Before Tomorrow (Gegen Morgen) by Joachim Schoenfeld

Karaman by Tamer Yigit and Branka Prlić

Man for a Day by Katarina Peters (documentary)

Rodicas by Alice Gruia (documentary)

Sometimes we sit and think, and sometimes we just sit by Julian Pörksen

Dying Not Planned For (Sterben nicht vorgesehen) by Matthias Stoll (documentary)

Out Off (Tage in der Stadt) by Janis Mazuch

This Ain’t California by Marten Persiel (documentary)

Trattoria by Soleen Yusef

Westerland by Tim Staffel

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