Krajewscy Family Archive

collection Krajewscy Family Archive
authors Jarosław Krajewski
starring Alicja Krajewska; Paula Krajewska
length 02'19
location Poland
year 1977; 1978
format 8 mm
color black and white
signature PAFD 0024 014
source of funding Polish Film Institute

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.

Winter, outside shot, the turn of 1977 and 1978. Alicja, Jarosław’s wife, stands on the sidewalk with their daughter Paula, who runs towards her father, who films her, and falls over. After a while, the girl gets up, dusts her hands off and laughs at the camera. The mom and Paula continue to walk on the sidewalk, holding hands. The girl turns towards her dad, then crouches on the sidewalk. A shot of the mom and Paula waving to the camera at a road sign at the entrance of Umultowo. The family meets at the bus stop and walk together along the road.


keywords Poland, Umultowo, walk, child, family, family life, bus stop, winter