Krajewscy Family Archive

collection Krajewscy Family Archive
authors Jarosław Krajewski
length 00'48
location Poland
year 1970–1980
format 8 mm
color black and white
signature PAFD 0024 011
source of funding Polish Film Institute
description

The author of the film is Jarosław Krajewski (born in 1952 in Poznań). As a teenager, he received his first camera as a gift from his parents. Since then, he has filmed important events and family life: weddings, holiday trips to the Powidz area, as well as his daughters, Paula and Zuzanna, growing up. Jarosław was interested in journalism. In his youth, he belonged to the Club of Youth Journalists (KDM), later he worked, among others, in the office and the company newspaper in a furniture factory and as a tour guide in Europe. He currently lives in Edinburgh, Scotland.

The second half of the 70s. An account of the wedding of Jarosław’s cousin, Włodzimierz M., with Elżbieta. The interior of the house. The bride and groom are about to leave. A shot of Mikhail Gorbachev speaking on TV. The young couple gets into a taxi parked in front of the church.

keywords Poland, wedding, newlyweds, bride, groom, young couple, church, house, TV, car, taxi