Jastrzębscy Family Archive

collection Jastrzębscy Family Archive
authors Andrzej Jastrzębski
starring Ewa Jastrzębska, Diana Jastrzębska, Jan Jastrzębski, Lech Jastrzebski, Marianna Jastrzębska, Sabina Jastrzębska, Maria Wierzbicka
length 05'22
location Poland
year 1989
format 8 mm
color color
signature PAFD 0029 025
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

The film was recorded during a trip to Norway with daughter Sabina in 1989. During the trip, Sabina and her dad relax in the parking lot, drinking hot tea and listening to the radio. 

Part 2

The family is preparing to leave the parking lot in the housing estate, the children get on the caravan bus, and Ewa (Andrzej’s wife) with her daughter Marianna puts a pram with the youngest child in it. Ewa’s mother, Zofia, with her second daughter, Maria, and children leave the shop in Saska Kępa. The family takes Zofia and Sabina to the airport to fly to the United States.

Part 3

Andrzej’s son, Lech, is playing with a ball with a friend on a concrete pitch.

Part 4

Sabina is sunbathing on a blanket by the caravan bus; next to her, Lech, her brother, is playing on the grass.


keywords Poland; Warsaw; summer; holidays; camping; child; stroller; car; trailer; travel; airport; plane; family; family life; leisure time; child