Richard Gere to receive honor at SF film festival

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- Actor Richard Gere will receive a major honor during next month's San Francisco International Film Festival.

The San Francisco Film Society posted a picture of Gere on Instagram on Tuesday. The group is giving Gere the Peter J. Owens Award for excellence in acting on April 27.



That will follow an on-stage honor for Gere at the Castro Theatre the night before.

The Castro will also show "Time Out of Mind," a film in which Gere plays a homeless man.

Previous honorees include Harrison Ford and Jeremy Irons.
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