Wysokińscy Family Archive

collection Wysokińscy Family Archive
authors Andrzej Wysokiński
starring Marek Wysokiński
length 16'01
country Poland
year 1968
format 8 mm
color color
signature PAFD 0027 004

Andrzej Wysokiński was born on July 11, 1934 in Marki, near Warsaw. After graduating from the Academy of Physical Education, he worked as a fencing and skiing coach, as well as a PE teacher at a school in Radziechowy. Andrzej’s first films were records of everyday life in Łódź with his wife Elżbieta and son Marek. As a sports enthusiast, he also recorded skiing competitions, tennis court games or foreign trips to the mountains. After separating from Elżbieta, he settled in the Beskid region of Radziechowy with his partner Jadwiga and daughter Jolanta. Andrzej recorded family films first with an 8mm tape camera, but in later years, as technology developed, he changed equipment and used VHS and digital cameras.

Film made around 1968. 

Part 1 

Marek, son of Andrzej and Elzbieta, is spending time with Maria and Kazimierz, grandparents on his dad’s side; he is playing with a dog.

Part 2

Winter outdoor in Szczyrk, little Marek is playing in the snow, is making a snowman together with his grandparents and is going sledding. Shots of a horse race in the snow. Andrzej is riding down the slope, Marek is just learning to ride, after several attempts the boy is gets angry and unfastens his skis.




keywords Poland  Szczyrk  winter  stroll  child  childhood  skis  skiing  making a snowman  sledging  sport  learning  leisure time  family life 
source of funding Ministry of Culture and National Heritage