Jastrzębscy Family Archive

collection Jastrzębscy Family Archive
authors Andrzej Jastrzębski
starring Ewa Jastrzębska, Diana Jastrzębska, Marianna Jastrzębska, Sabina Jastrzębska
length 07'35
location Poland
year 1984
format S8 mm
color black and white
signature PAFD 0029 004
source of funding Ministry of Culture and National Heritage
description

The author of the film is Andrzej Jastrzębski – a jazz tuba player, photography and old car enthusiast – who immortalized family memories using a Zenit camera and an 8 mm camera. 

The author of the film is Andrzej Jastrzębski – a jazz tuba player, photography and old cars enthusiast. He mainly immortalized family memories, using a Zenit camera and an 8 mm camera. Years later, the family mementos also serve as miniatures of life in 1980s Warsaw.

Filmed in 1982 and 1983. 

Part 1 

Andrzej and Ewa’s daughters are collectinaryg elderberries in buckets. As the filmmaker’s daughter Diana recalls, Andrzej later used the harvested fruit to make wine and syrup. 

Part 2

The family is spending time at a playground in front of a block of flats in Warsaw’s Stegny district. 

Part 3 

The film was made in winter 1983. The sisters are sledding down a hill and playing in the snow. Panorama from the balcony of the Jastrzębski family over blocks of flats and the housing estate club. The family is having a walk in the park in Powsin.

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keywords Poland, Warsaw, family, family life, holidays, summer, cherries, orchard, winter, sledges, sledging, hill, block of flats, housing estate