Jastrzębscy Family Archive

collection Jastrzębscy Family Archive
authors Andrzej Jastrzębski
starring Lech Jastrzębski; Marianna Jastrzębska
length 02'34
location Poland
year 1987
format S8 mm
color color
signature PAFD 0029 005
source of funding Ministry of Culture and National Heritage

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. 

Part 1 

A film made during the Christmas holidays in 1987. Andrzej and Ewa’s son Lech is sitting in a child’s swing suspended from the doorframe. Lech’s older sister Marianna, dressed as Santa Claus, is posing against a Christmas tree with her mother’s sister Maria and her family. 

Part 2 

Eve is bathing her youngest son Jan in the bath tub.  



keywords Poland; Warsaw; Christmas; Santa Claus; family life; holidays; winter; Christmas tree; presents; children; childhood; swing; baby; bathing