Benjamin Efrati makes films
Art documentaries, animation shorts, experimental video, Benjamin Efrati has produced a varied set of films over the last 10 years, most of which are currently available online. Often coproduced by the Miracle art collective, these films play with the codes of popular culture and investigate serious topics with a fresh gaze, like identity politics, media archaeology and gender studies.
The Bible of Xenoxenism
The Bible of Xenoxenism is an animated short directed by Benjamin Efrati in 2017
in collaboration with Zsuzsana Kreif, Petra Marjai, Diego Verastegui, Wassim Halal, Laurent Clouet
Video program, Salon de Montrouge, 2014
Le Patriarche is a short science-fiction film directed by Benjamin Efrati. An old man rebels against the world order and creates a worldwide autonomous A.I. to destroy his ennemies. With Nathan Efrati, Alexandre Efrati, Marius Vuillemier & David Frenkiel, 2018
Music videos made in stop-motion & using Fragmenter Animated Loop Machine
Ta mère te regarde, music video by Benjamin Efrati & Diego Verastegui for band Pulcinella, 2019
Qu’est-ce qu’on attend, music video by Benjamin Efrati & Diego Verastegui for band Pulcinella, 2019
⇝ Minore Desperado (2014) for greek-revival band
Acropolis Bye-Bye, with Charalambos Margaritis and Diego Verastegui
⇝ Gargamel (2015) for free-jazz band Pulcinella, with Charalambos Margaritis and Diego Verastegui
Gugus Claclé, a crocodile of cruelty
Short animation about Gugus Claclé, a crocodile god beyond cute and zany. He visits Justine, a little girl being scolded by her mom and tells her about his world.
Pinhas Sama is a documentary about Richard Pinhas‘s 2013 Japan tour, and his recording sessions with Merzbow and Yoshida Tatsuya
Tai Chi in Zero Gravity
Tai Chi Tutorial video, with Fabien Fromont. Music by Benjamin Efrati + POL
Le Plongeon is a short musical animated film, co-directed by Marilou Chabert, Benjamin Efrati & Claire Pedot in 2014
Video project with Louise Siffert, 2010
Tunisia according to Nathan Frati
Art documentary by Benjamin & Alexandre Efrati about Nathan Frati’s visit to Tunisia in over 50 years, 2009
The first collective animation made by Miracle in 2006. With Mario Amehou, Liat Carmi, Wassim Halal, Pierrick Dechaux, Quentin Soussen, Marie Martin-Sherer, Lionel Delomier.