The Bead Game

The Bead Game

Available on Prime Video
Bead Game is a 1977 animated short film by Ishu Patel, created by arranging beads into the shapes of real and mythical creatures, who absorb and devour one another, thus, evolving into scenes of modern human warfare. Jnan Prakash Ghosh provides music for the 5 min 35 second film, which was produced at the National Film Board of Canada. The film's technique was inspired by the beadwork of Inuit women.
Director Ishu Patel