Matuszni Family Archive

collection Matuszni Family Archive
authors Antoni Matuszny
starring Paulina Matuszna
length 04'46
location Poland
format 8 mm
color black and white
signature PAFD 0015 009
source of funding Ministry of Culture and National Heritage

Antoni Matuszny, who came from the Beskid village of Laliki, was interested in photography since he was a child. As he recalls, he wanted to save the life of his family and the countryside in the 1970s from oblivion. At the age of thirteen, he bought the first camera, and when he was 24 – the camera of the Soviet Quarz 5.
A film documenting the childhood of Antoni and Elżbieta’s daughter, Paulina. The girl is doing various gymnastic positions in front of the camera.

keywords Poland, flat, carpet, child, girl, gymnastics, performances, family, family life