Robin wrote, produced, and edited Knock Down The House, which follows Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and three other working class women who shook up the 2018 primary elections. It premieres at Sundance this year. He’s also the director and editor of award-winning documentaries Gods and Kings (2012), about masks, magic and media in the Guatemalan highlands, and the Emmy-nominated The Hand That Feeds (2014, co-directed with Rachel Lears), about a bitter struggle for justice at a New York City deli. His archival collage City of Movement is currently playing on infinite loop at the Museum of the City of New York.
(2014) Shy sandwich-maker Mahoma Lopez unites his undocumented immigrant coworkers to fight abusive conditions at a popular New York restaurant chain. The epic power struggle that ensues turns a single city block into a battlefield in America’s new wage wars.
(2012) At a festival in a sleepy Guatemalan mountain town, traditional dances are disrupted by an eerie spectacle where horror movie monsters dance beside Maya gods and Cold War dictators.
(2007) In the isolated hill towns of the Dominican Republic, cacao farmers have been fighting a losing battle with the global economy for as long as anyone can remember. But in Loma Guaconejo, things are about to change.
(In production) Four working class women run for Congress, overcoming adversity to battle powerful political machines in very different American landscapes. One of their races will change the country forever.