Where is mama: Pioneering brush-painting animation of a school of tadpoles in search of "mama." Clever duckling: Animation adapted from the folk art of folded paper. One night in an art gallery: This controversial cel animation ostensibly made for children features a sub-text about the reign and fall of the "Gang of Four," the leaders responsible for the devastation of the cultural revolution. Three monks: Offers a unique version of an ancient proverb about learning to live and work together for survival. Monkeys fish the moon: Charming cut-paper animation about some very mischievous monkeys. Buffalo Boy and the flute: Brush-painted animation expressing the delicate relationship between man and nature.
Produced by David Ehrlich, Shanghai Animation Studio and the Ottawa International Animation Festival