Bead Game


Canada 1977, Dir: by Ishu Patel, 5 minutes

Programme Notes

To the sound of an Indian tambour, thousands of colourful beads are arranged and manipulated into wondrous creatures.


  • “Brilliant”
  • “Wonderful, forceful & poetic”
  • “Fighting talk!”
  • “I wanted to see it again – there was so much in it.”
  • “Hooray! More than just coloured dots bouncing about – there was some development.”
  • “A lot of evolution in four minutes!”
  • “I enjoyed the tabla drumming.”
  • “Nasty, brutish & not short enough”


A:17, B:16, C:0, D:3, E:0 to give 83%