Alfred Robbins was born in Queens N.Y. He was raised on Long Island and graduated from the State University of New York - Old Westbury. Robbins enjoyed a career in the insurance industry prior to becoming a filmmaker. In 2008 his debut feature film "Grapes on a Vine" was nominated for Best Director - First Feature film at the 2008 Pan African Film Festival. The film was acquired by Urban Home Entertainment in 2009 and released at Target, Walmart, Best Buy, Redbox and Blockbuster Video. In 2012 he directed the feature film "The Next Day" which screened at seven film festivals and was acquired domestically by Maverick Entertainment. The film was released nationally at Redbox and Walmart. "The Next Day" has more than 10 million Youtube views. The feature film "Mistaken" (AKA "Raltat") is Robbins' most recent project as a writer/director. Mistaken was shot on location in North Africa (Morocco) and the Washington D.C. / Baltimore metro area. "Mistaken" (AKA "Raltat") was recognized by the Women Film Critics Circle as one of the best films about a woman not theatrically released. Mistaken was acquired by Leomark Studios. The film is available on various digital platforms including Amazon.com VOD.