American Gigolo


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7.5 X 5.4 X 0.7 inches | 0.0 pounds

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Richard Gere, the American actor, is a dedicated humanitarian who works on behalf of Tibetan causes, the homeless, and people living with HIV and AIDS. He is a cofounder of Tibet House and chair of the board of the International Campaign for Tibet, where he focuses on issues of human rights and cultural preservation. Since the beginning of the AIDS epidemic in the 1980s, he has played a leading role in fundraising for AIDS research and support organizations in the United States. Starting in 2004, he and Parmeshwar Godrej led India's Heroes Project, a joint AIDS initiative with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the Kaiser Family Fund, to address India's AIDS epidemic.
Tom Stewart was born in 1982 and grew up in St. Andrews north of Winnipeg. He attended University of Manitoba taking literature and philosophy for two years, dropped out, and worked across northern Canada as a fishing and hunting guide, oil-rig roughneck, bush plane pilot, and he backpacked internationally in the off-seasons. Tom played poker for several years, no longer flies planes, and now lives in Tofino, Vancouver Island.
Paul Schrader is one of America's most acclaimed filmmakers and screenwriters. His screenplays include Taxi Driver, Raging Bull, The Last Temptation of Christ, and Bringing Out the Dead. Films he has written and directed include Hardcore, Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters, Affliction, and Light Sleeper. His seminal text Transcendental Style in Film: Ozu, Bresson, Dreyer was recently reissued by University of California Press.