Anne Charlotte Robertson

United States of America

Anne Charlotte Robertson was a Super 8 filmmaker and diarist who lived in Framingham, MA. She began making films in the mid-1970s as an undergrad at the University of Massachusetts, Boston, and earned her MFA at the Massachusetts College of Art. Her main work is the 38-hour opus, FIVE YEAR DIARY, which she began in 1981 and kept far longer than five years. Each episode of the diary, spanning varying numbers of days, is 27 minutes (approximately 8 camera rolls) and the diary is 84 reels long. In addition to the FIVE YEAR DIARY, Anne made over 30 other (mostly diaristic) short films, including APOLOGIES (1990), TALKING TO MYSELF (1985), MAGAZINE MOUTH (1983), and MELON PATCHES, OR REASONS TO GO ON LIVING (1994).
Harvard Film Archive.

A Breakdown (and) After the Mental Hospital
Anne Charlotte Robertson. 1991. United States of America. vo English. s Spanish. 26’

Emily Died
Anne Charlotte Robertson. 1994. United States of America. vo English. s Spanish. 27’

My cat, my garden and 9/11
Anne Charlotte Robertson. 2001. United States of America. vo English. 6’