Press Conference

(Photo on the left) Monday, August 22nd, 2016, Santa Rosa Academy, Menifee, CA. DocuFilm Ambassadors from Romania, Croatia, Greece, Belgium and Poland visited the festival grounds in Menifee and learned about Cars of the Festival (2017 Buick/Cadillac – Pradise/Terry Gilmore)

News and Stories

DocuFilm with consul generals of Romania, Croatia, Greece, Belgium and Poland, and Official Car of the Festival Title Holder Terry Gilmore of Paradise, next to Chairwoman Barak, president Gunasti and mayor Mann

Written by Michelle Mears-Gerst Menifee: The community of Menifee is now home to the new California DocuFilm Festival. This event will be kicking off the global season of film festivals beginning in December. Filmmakers and actors from around the world and Los Angeles will transcend upon the local community to share their expertise and talent … Continue reading “International film festival to draw Hollywood to Menifee”

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CDFF AnnouncingCountries: First set among a dozen

First Set of Countries Participating California Docu Film Festival Press Conference WHEN:  Monday, August 22nd, 12:00 NOON WHERE: Santa Rosa Academy  27587 La Piedra Rd, Menifee CA 92584 The California Docu Film Festival announcing some of the countries taking part in the first international documentary festival in Menifee, California. Festival  premiers December 6-11, 2016. CountriesParticipating: … Continue reading “AnnouncingCountries”

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Dr. Rober Schultz and Laura Badillo of Mt. San Jacinto College and Santa Rosa Academy with Chair Woman Daphne Barak, President Bill Gunasti and Mayor Scott Mann. By Tony Ault of Valley News on April 23, 2016 Plans to bring an international Docufilm Festival to Menifee that could bring an estimated 200,000 people, Hollywood actors and … Continue reading “Menifee school, college campuses to host International DocuFilmFest”

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Scott Mann Mayor of Menifee 2014

Menifee Mayor Scott Mann addressed several issues at Thursday’s State of the City event. Posted by Doug Spoon Thursday, June 19, 2014 Citing Menifee’s status as the sixth fastest growing city in California, Mayor Scott Mann Thursday updated residents and local dignitaries on the city’s “Keep Menifee Moving” vision during the sixth annual State of … Continue reading “Mayor Outlines Growth, Successes in State of City Address”

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Scott Mann Mayor of Menifee 2016

Menifee Mayor Scott Mann addresses the crowd at Menifee Lakes Country Club Thursday during his State of the City address. Posted by Doug Spoon Thursday, June 16, 2016 Suffice it to say that Governor Jerry Brown would not win any popularity contests around Menifee City Hall. But that’s OK. City officials had a party anyway, … Continue reading “Mayor Praises City’s Efforts to Keep Menifee Moving”

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Photo 2 Daphne Barak Erbil Gunasti

Daphne Barak, Chairwoman with Bill Gunasti, President at Amfar Gala Dinner in Milan, Italy Daphne Barak and Bill Gunasti Scott Mann, Mayor of Menifee invited Daphne to introduce to Menifee and asked her to develop a magnet to help the city and region to continue to prosper, but also to provide something of substance to … Continue reading “About the chairwoman and the president of DocuFilmFestival”

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Avi Lerner Daphne Barak Jon Voight Bill Gunasti Paul Sorvino

Caption: Producer Avi Lerner, Chairwoman of the festival Daphne Barak, Oscar winner Jon Voight, President of the festival Bill Gunasti, Actor Paul Sorvino Why? To promote yourself or a brand or a cause. Be part of a trend. Give it a try. You may even win something, perhaps the Big Prize! Here is the info. … Continue reading “Submit a documentary for competition”

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California DocuFilmFestival 2016

PRESS CONFERENCE  announcing the launching of CALIFORNIA DOCUFILMFESTIVAL 2016 International Documentary Film Festival in Menifee, California December 7-11, 2016 The documentary film festival will include films from key markets around the world, as well as international distributors and international judges, accompanying Hollywood stars. The new festival is also about education! Therefore, DOCUFILMFESTIVAL is collaborating primarily … Continue reading “California DocuFilmFestival Press Conference with Young Hollywood Stars”

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California DocuFilmFestival Exec Board

Caption: Roger Schultz, MSJC president; Laura Badillo, executive director of Santa Rosa Academy; Daphne Barak, Festival chairwoman; James Cullen Bressack, director; Allison Stoner, actress; Erin Sanders, actress; Cody Saintgnue, actor; Drew Davis, producer; Bill Gunasti, Festival president; Scott Mann, Menifee mayor. Posted by Doug Spoon Monday, April 11, 2016 MENIFEE 24/7 Founders of the project … Continue reading “Menifee Documentary Film Festival Set for December”

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Docu Film offers variety of business opportunities. OfficialPartners enjoy the most of it. They are the key partners. They make multi-year plans. They have options and priority.

Terry Gilmore
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Official Cars of the Festival
Paradise Chevrolet Cadillac

2017 GMC Acadia
Official Car of the California Docu Film Festival 2016

Cadillac XT-5
Official Car of the California Docu Film Festival 2016


Pine Woods


Excel Services

Brookfield Residential

Pakrcrest Construction

K&A Engineering

Waste Management

PI Publications

2017 Cadillac XT-5

Paradise Chevrolet & Cadillac

2017 GMC Arcadia


Docu Film is an int’l entity. It is based in southern California. It has business partners. Some of them are called strategicpartners.

Divan Hotel, Istanbul Turkey
Strategic Partner of the California Docu Film Festival

Trump Tower, New York, New York
Strategic Partner of the California Docu Film Festival

Bayerisher Hof, Bayern Munich, Germany
Strategic Partner of the California Docu Film Festival

Villa D'Este, Lake Como, Italy
Strategic Partner of the California Docu Film Festival

Hotel Barriere Le Fouquet's, Paris, France
Strategic Partner of the California Docu Film Festival

Hotel Cafe Royal, London, UK
Strategic Partner of the California Docu Film Festival


Digi-Expo - the GREEN zone is set up for the film and media industry executives to meet & greet with their counterparts, and receive public exposure in 10 by 10 or larger slots when they are open for visitors.