Kowalscy Family Archive

collection Kowalscy Family Archive
authors Bohdan Kowalski
starring Agnieszka Kowalska; Maciej Kowalski; Zuzanna Kowalska
length 11'49
location Poland
year 1973
format 8 mm
color black and white; color
signature PAFD 0038 008
source of funding Ministry of Culture and National Heritage

The author of the film is Bohdan Kowalski, who works as a Polish language teacher by day. His passions were travelling, film and photography. He was also co-founder of the Ińsko Film Summer, the University of the Third Age and the Film Discussion Club in Stargard. 

Part 1 

Ten-month-old Agnieszka, daughter of Bohdan and Zuzanna Kowalski, is sitting on the bed. The mother is changing her daughter’s diapers and is taking turns with her husband to play with her with various toys.

Part 2 

Film shot around 1978. Agnieszka and her brother Maciej Kowalski are playing with their dog Mika in the flat. Agnieszka and her mother are petting the dog lying on the girl’s lap. 

Part 3 

Film shot in 1980 in Stargard. Agnieszka and Maciej are walking in the parks by the river Ina. The siblings are picking daisies and dandelions, and are eating ice cream on the way back. 



keywords Poland, Stargard, family, family life, child, childhood, toys, changing, dog, river, walk, flowers, daisies, dandelions, park, ice cream