Wysokińscy Family Archive

collection Wysokińscy Family Archive
authors Andrzej Wysokiński
starring Elżbieta Wysokińska, Marek Wysokiński
length 14'35
location Poland
year 1967
format 8 mm
color black and white
signature PAFD 0027 003
source of funding Ministry of Culture and National Heritage

The author of the film is Andrzej Wysokiński (1934–2018), a fencing, skiing and tennis coach. The man was interested in film and had been documenting family life and sports trips and competitions since the 1960s. 

Film made around 1967 during a family holiday near Łódź. Marek, son of Andrzej and Elzbieta, spends time with his great-grandmother and a boy his own age, later pointing a toy gun at his dad who is filming him. Elzbieta spends time with her son outdoors. The boy climbs onto a parked car and plays with a ball. Family trip to the zoo, Marek is watching the animals in the enclosures together with his Mum and is riding the pedal car. 



keywords Poland, Lodz, family, family life, child, childhood, toy, play, gun, zoo, zoo garden, animals, leisure time, holidays, summer