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The Relentless One, Award-Winning Documentary

Winning 14 awards and inspiring audiences across the country since premiering at the prestigious American Award qualifying American Documentary Film Festival, “THE RELENTLESS ONE” chronicles the life and work of Kathleen Black, who survived a horrific childhood as a witness to her parent’s domestic abuse and became homeless at 15 after she survived her own physical and emotional abuse which landed her in a psychiatric ward for observation. While these traumas would have crushed most people, Ms. Black chose to not only survive, but thrive and grow stronger through it all. Her remarkable perseverance personally and

professionally is why Ms. Black has become known as “The Relentless One.” Her inspiring tale is documented in the film and shows the audiene how she uses her past pain to fuel her future and incite others. Her journey has led her to inspire, motivate and teach others how to survive, thrive, and flourish in all aspects of life.

Kathleen Black, The Relentless One

Kathleen Black is Founder & CEO of Kathleen Black Coaching & Consulting, Inc. one of the world’s leading performance strategists who has become famous for guiding iconic brands motivate teams to reach their highest potential through her unique approach of empowered leadership and expert mindset-training adding billions of additional sales volume annually to their bottom lines. A two-time bestselling author and global motivational speaker, she has been awarded the Iconic Leaders Creating a Better World for All Award and recognized as 45th of the Top 100 Industry Trail Blazers (The BUZZ), twice as “Top Elite Women Driving the Future of Real Estate” by REP Magazine and as “Top 20 Emerging Leaders” by T3 Sixty’s Swanepoel Report. She was recognized within the top 1 percent of realtors in the Toronto Real Estate Board, has ten plus years of agent development experience, and hundreds of teams attribute their growth and success to her leadership.

‘M’ Douglas Silverstein, Director & Producer

Founder of Extrovert Entertainment, ‘M’ Douglas Silverstein is an awarding-winning director, producer, filmmaker and brand expert. He has produced live concerts for the likes of Green Day, Taylor Swift, The Country Music Hall of Fame, and The United Nations. “M’s” documentary work includes projects with Paul McCartney, Jay-Z, Beyonce, Willie Nelson, Foo Fighters, Duran Duran, and Jazz at Lincoln Center. In his branding work, M has collaborated with Madonna, Taylor Swift, Justin Timberlake, Rihanna, The Jonas Brothers, Wyclef, Fergie, and Kanye West. In addition, M has worked with many Fortune 100 companies including Google, Best Buy, Verizon, HP, LG, Motorola, AT&T, Microsoft, Mazda and Dodge to produce a wide range of content. He has directed and produced hundreds of hours of unscripted content for broadcast networks including CBS, ABC, MTV, CMT, BET, Travel and many more. He has also produced content for multiple digital series with over 500 episodes delivered. M and Extrovert Entertainment have won many industry awards including an EMMY for Directing and 5 Nominations, plus 15 Telly Awards and numerous film festival honors.

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