Erbil Gunasti & Daphne Barak
ICONS series documentaries
released in 2016
"Maestro at Home"
"The Kid from Detroit"
"America's Son: JFK Jr" and "Citizen Shimon" D
Daphne Barak and Bill Gunasti are executive producers of ICONS series documentaries.
ICONS are based on Daphne Barak Library which contains more than 300 original content composed of heads-of-state, Hollywood stars, and other celebrities with worldwide name recognition.
These world renown personalities were originally filmed when they were in the news, making history. Most of the footage in library has never been released.
ICONS series documentaries combine footage from this vast, exclusive, never before released library footage with newly filmed interviews.
Barak conducts all interviews with the ICONS.
First four documentaries of the series are released at the California Docu Film Festival in 2016.
They include: Shimon Peres, Kid Rock, Andrea Bocelli, Lionel Richie, Robert DeNiro, Kathleen Turner, Henry Kissinger, Quincy Jones, Luciano Pavarotti, Sheryl Crow, Mitt Romney, and Kennedy family members. Also, Sean Penn, Queen Elisabeth, Bill Clinton.
Historical Footnote: "Our Son: Michael Jackson" television show aired within 48 hours after Michael Jackson was indited in 2004, on ABC 20/20, the prime time news program, and 53 countries. Reportedly, more than 1 billion people watched it. It was produced together with Daphne Barak and Elisabeth Murdoch.
Gunasti-Barak documentary filmmaking goes back to early 2000s.