GEORGE ROBINSON

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Gender MALE
Industry Arts
Occupation writer and teacher
Location New York, NY, United States
Introduction George Robinson is adjunct assistant professor of Media Arts and Technology at Borough of Manhattan Community College, and the and author of the critically acclaimed Essential Judaism: A Complete Guide to Beliefs, Customs and Rituals (Pocket Books, rev. ed. 2016) and Essential Torah: An Introduction to the Five Books of Moses (Schocken Books, 2006). Mr. Robinson is the film and music critic for Jewish Week, the largest Jewish newspaper in North America, and contributes film and music criticism to several other publications.
Favorite Movies Favorite? Or most important? Ozu, Bresson, Marker, Leone, Melville, Welles, Rosi, most John Ford (esp. post WWII), Fuller, Lanzmann, Ross McElwee, and on and on and on
Favorite Music Ellington, Ayler, Basie, Ornette, Zorn, Ravel chamber music, Faure, Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf, Blind Blake, Sun Ra, Tommy Flanagan, Springsteen, Dead Kennedys, Aarvo Part, Harry Partch, Merle Haggard, George Jones, Otis Redding, Sam and Dave, Wu-Tang Clan, Tupac, David Krakauer, Shlomo Carlebach, Sinatra, Ella
Favorite Books My desert island books: A complete Shakespeare, Hebrew Bible, Baseball Encyclopedia, but I also couldn't live without Christ Stopped at Eboli, An Orphan in History, Theory of Film Practice, Red Harvest, Proposed Roads to Freedom

Never mind the turtle. Don't you think you're sure to win?

Baby, I was born to run. Or waddle.