Bujnowscy Family Archive (2)

collection Bujnowscy Family Archive (2)
authors Barbara Bujnowska, Wiesław Bujnowski
starring Barbara Bujnowska; Marcin Bujnowski; Wiesław Bujnowski; Zuzanna Bujnowska
length 17'03
location Poland, Krosno, Karpacz–Kolonia
year 1977; 1981; 1987
format 8 mm
color color
signature PAFD 0034 007
source of funding Ministry of Culture and National Heritage

A film made by Barbara and Wiesław Bujnowski during a family holiday at a holiday resort by the lake. The couple worked as architects on a daily basis, Barbara was also the president of the board of the Białystok branch of the Association of Polish Architects (SARP) in the years 1987–1994.

Part 1

The film was recorded during the winter holidays (camp) in Karpacz in 1977. Shots of the ski slope and the panorama of the area recorded from the “Zbyszek” chairlift to Kopa. Children play in the snow on top of the mountain. The boy learns how to ski.

Part 2

The film was recorded during a holiday trip to Siekierowo Lake in 1987. Wiesław and Barbara’s children, Zuzanna and Marcin, are boating and swimming in the lake.

Part 3

Children in First Communion clothes stand in front of the church and listen to the priest who greets them. The Bujnowskis’ daughter, Zuzanna, leaves the church and gets into the car with her brother Marcin and her parents.

Part 4

Film recorded in Krosno, 1981. A solemn procession goes through the streets of the city; among the congregation there are women in folk costumes. Footage from the procession is intertwined with shots from family holidays by the lake. The family spends time on the jetty, sailing a small sailboat and pedalo.



keywords Poland, Krosno, Karpacz, first holy communion, church holiday, holidays, summer, lake, fun, children, family, family life, procession