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The Motivator

  • 61 mins
  • 70%
  • 12+
  • United States of America FlagUSUnited States of America
  • 2008
  • Documentaries

The Motivator is a voyeuristic look at the business of professional speaking from the inside. Victor Antonio G. gives unprecedented access to what goes on in the life of a motivational speaker. Join him as he travels to a major speaking event all the while sharing his triumphs, defeats and providing an insider's perspective on the business of speaking. Find out how he managed to escape the hardships of being poor. From food stamps to CEO of a multimillion dollar company, Victor's story is a story of triumph in the face of gang violence, drugs and poverty. Listen in on how he made it out of the hood and onto "mahogany wood". Documentary filmmaker Dan Perez pulls back the curtains and dims the spotlight to reveal the professional costs and personal sacrifices of being a professional speaker. Soundtrack: The ebb and flow of musical pulses layered throughout enhances the power of the message and captures the shifting emotions of the film. The film's soundtrack weaves the mus