The Beads

Journey through the tangled web of human emotions in The Beads. Delve into the intricate dance of life and unresolved pain, where the facade of moving forward masks the storm within.
As we grapple with the illusion that time will mend unaddressed wounds, fate intervenes, shattering our delusions.
Join us on a poignant odyssey as we follow a young woman, ensnared in a paradox of life and longing for release.
The Beads reveals the hidden threads that connect our existence, inviting us to confront our deepest struggles before fate's relentless knock brings us to our knees.

  • Moyinoluwa Ezekiel
    Shelter, For Preye, My Treasure, Gold Statue, The Beads
  • Moyinoluwa Ezekiel
    The Bridge, Fail to Win, My Treasure, Dead End, Jenifa's Diary, The Beads
  • Akinbayo Morakinyo
    reBIRTH, Onile Owo, Arin
  • Zainab Balogun
    Key Cast
    God Calling, The Royal Hibiscus Hotel, Sylvia, The Wedding Party,
  • Adedimeji Lateef
    Key Cast
    King of Thieves, The Griot, Breaded Life, Strangers, Ayinla
  • Shaffy Bello
    Key Cast
    "Mrs Williams"
    Elesin Oba: The King's Horseman, Elevator Baby, Chief Daddy, Battleground
  • Segun Arinze
    Key Cast
    "Mr Obi"
    The Island, Tatu, Tanwa Savage, Merry Men: The Real Yoruba Demons, Fine Wine
  • Idowu Mama Rainbow Philips
    Key Cast
    Sugar Rush
  • Efa Iwara
    Key Cast
    Rattlesnake: The Ahanna Story, This Lady Called Life, Ile Owo, A Naija Christmas, The Men's Club
  • Tina Mba
    Key Cast
    "Mrs Obi"
    Breaded Life, Nigerian Prince, The Set Up
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    Drama, Mystery
  • Runtime:
    1 hour 44 minutes 2 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    March 28, 2023
  • Production Budget:
    150,000 USD
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Director Biography - Moyinoluwa Ezekiel

A Distinct ingenious film & TV Writer, Director and a disruptive imaginator.

Moyinoluwa Ezekiel is invested in the act of Storytelling and she sees it as a change tool. She is a film director and writer with working experience with some of the industries best, gracing the African screens and bringing original indigenous stories to life. She looks forward to continually contribute and inspire through her writing and Films.

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Director Statement

The opportunity for me to tell this story is a classic example of living.
This story is a call to live life to the fullest while we can.
I hope this film calls our attention to clearing our emotional cobwebs, finding healing and enjoying life.