Krajewscy Family Archive

collection Krajewscy Family Archive
authors Jarosław Krajewski
starring Paula Krajewska
length 12'33
location Poland
year 1979
format 8 mm
color black and white
signature PAFD 0024 035
source of funding Ministry of Culture and National Heritage

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. 

1979. Paula, the three-year-old daughter of Ireneusz Krajewski, looks straight into the camera and laughs. She wears a diadem of shiny beads and a decorative boa shawl belonging to her grandmother. Paula pretends to be a princess and announces that she is “going to the ball!”, that is, to a party.


keywords Poland, girl, fashion, diadem, boa shawl, child, childhood, fun, antics