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"Światłoczuły" - a documentary about Wojciech Migacz

The film tells the story of Wojciech Migacz, a self-taught photographer who, at the turn of the 19th and 20th centuries, documented the life of Gostwica, a village near Nowy Sącz, as well as important political, church and state celebrations in Nowy Sącz with a self-made camera. Currently, his glass films and photographs, the largest collection of which is held by the District Museum in Nowy Sącz, are an invaluable source of knowledge about the Nowy Sącz village from that period. Migacz was also a farmer, woodcarver, social and political activist, philanthropist, founder of a village theater, reading room and credit unions. He also founded a reading room and the Volunteer Fire Department, which he sponsored and was its commander. The film "Światłoczuły" is a story about an extraordinary man and his numerous talents.

Directed by: Joanna Hołda, Jacek Kurzeja
Screenplay: Joanna Hołda
Photos, editing: Jacek Kurzeja
Music; Bartłomiej Zajkowski
Sound: Adam Leśniak

Production: Association for research and documentation of culture APOSTERIORI in Nowy Sącz in co-production with Teatr im. Juliusz Słowacki in Krakow.
Cooperation: District Museum in Nowy Sącz.

The film was made with the financial support of the Lesser Poland Voivodeship.