Do Not Worry is a film for those who have always longed to travel in time created by Janek Turkowski and Iwona Nowacka.
When Janek and Iwona first travelled to Walthamstow, all they knew of E17 was its place as the title of the debut album of the boy band East 17, but they soon discovered its little known history as a kingdom of the cinematic art of silent films, with studios in the borough even before Hollywood.
The world of “Waltham Holly Forest” surprised them with its grand scale and the legends behind it. Inspired by one of these – a tram chase following two East European revolutionists, captured on celluloid and lost probably irretrievably – they will follow in the steps of these historic film crews and recruit actors directly from the street to be its stars and extras.
In these unstable and noisy times we are living in, Do Not Worry will make a silent film and take a look at our present through its perspective. The result will be shown in winter at a series of screenings including one at One Hoe Street, the hub for London Borough of Culture 2019.
This is your chance to become a silent-movie star in your own high street as Janek and Iwona are looking for literally hundreds of extras to be part of this silent movie remake. Details of the call out will be announced soon