2005 Rockets Redglare Award:
The Rockets Redglare Award for Independent Achievement
In 2003, The Arlene’s Grocery Picture Show commenced an annual
tradition by honoring an artist whose body of work represents
the independent spirit of the festival. The award is called the Rockets
Redglare Award for Independent Achievement, named after a beloved
and bedeviled Lower East Side comedian/bodyguard/film actor who, when
it came to artistic independence, never said die until he did.
The award is formally presented to her during The Groceries on
Monday Night May 16, 2005but the recipient is honored during the entire
2003: Luis de la Reguera
2004: Wallace Shawn
This year we honor actor Ben Gazzara.
The award will be formally presented during The Groceries on Monday Night May 16, 2005 but Mr. Gazzara will be honored during the entire festival.
Live Q&A and book signing with Ben Gazzara: date and time TBA
Click here to buy Ben Gazzara’s gripping autobiography: “In the Moment”