Get On Up: Film Guide

Get On Up
Get On Up




Short (1-4 activities)

A film guide that looks at Get On Up (2014), a biopic of the legendary but deeply flawed Godfather of Soul James Brown, chronicling his journey from extreme poverty to iconic musician.

This guide is useful for exploring topics including Music, Politics, PSHE Education and Citizenship in addition to highlighting themes surrounding arts and media, music, dance, abuse, family and health and wellbeing.


This resource includes

This Resource Supports

  • Citizenship
  • Music
  • Politics
  • PSHE Education

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