Twelve-year-old Ede comes from a very poor family in Berlin, and he wishes for a bicycle so that he could earn more money at his job as a newspaper boy. When a group of gypsies moves to town, Ede's family and friends are upset by his friendship with Unku, a gypsy girl.
Konrad Weiß' lyrical, music-filled homage to Chile's struggle for social justice addresses East German youth. He focuses on the lives of Chilean children as a means to document the situation in Chile in the years before and after Pinochet's military coup.
The little cat is proud to have white fur . But the color changes after the cat unintentionally slides through a chimney. Still, the cat tells everybody that it has a white coat. The rooster, the chicken, the pig are not sure if they should laugh or protest.
It's no big secret that twelve-year-old Hannes is in love with his classmate Carolin, who he compares to a beautiful white cloud in the sky. But when Carolin spends most of her time exploring the village's history with Benno, Hannes becomes increasingly jealous of his rival.
A farmer tends to a wounded white crane. Back home, he has been trying unsuccessfully to weave a new type of material because the merchant stopped accepting his corse linen. A stranger comes to his hut and she secretly produces a wonderful fabric behind a closed door.
In this silhouette animation film, a teacher tells his students a traditional fairy tale from Ghana: Anansi, a clever but self-centered spider, wants to gain power over all the other animals by controlling their wisdom.
A tailor drives his sons from the house because he mistakenly believes they have allowed his goats to go hungry on purpose. In the course of their travels, each brother is given a magical gift.
In spite of their grandmother's warnings, seven little goats open the door for the big bad wolf, who procedes to gobble up all but one of them! When the mother goat finds her seventh kid, she knows she must rescue the others from the wolf's belly.