The Distinguished Gentleman

In February 2019, Vincent Nicolai - a beloved motorcycle charity fundraiser - nearly lost his life in a garage explosion. In response, the motorcycle community came together to raise over $77,000 to help Vincent and his family in their time of need. This is Vincent's story.

  • Jean Pierre Kathoefer
    Director
  • Kirsten Midura
    Writer
  • Jean Pierre Kathoefer
    Producer
  • Kirsten Midura
    Producer
  • Vincent Nicolai
    Key Cast
  • Maria Giovanna
    Key Cast
  • Project Type:
    Short
  • Runtime:
    16 minutes 45 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    June 28, 2019
  • Production Budget:
    7,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    No
  • Toronto Motorcycle Film Festival
    Toronto, Ontario
    Canada
    October 3, 2019
    North American Premiere
    Official Selection
  • NYC Premiere: Kickstarter HQ
    Brooklyn, NY
    United States
    October 9, 2019
    USA
Distribution Information
  • YouTube
Director Biography - Jean Pierre Kathoefer

My name is Jean Pierre Kathoefer, but everyone calls me JP. Originally from Germany, I am a motorcyclist, videographer, and community-builder living in NYC. I founded the New York dirt bike group Dirty Gents, and a New York ambassador and host for the global motorcycle network MotoSocial.

As a videographer, I create motorcycle-related content for social media outlets, both for myself and in collaboration with moto brands. My YouTube and Instagram feeds, under @johnnypuetz, highlight my own motorcycle adventures and a variety of ongoing film projects.

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