Get Up, Stand Up Now Film | Somerset House

  • Marvin Alvarez

Beginning with the radical Black filmmaker Horace Ové and his dynamic circle of Windrush generation creative peers and extending to today’s brilliant young Black talent globally, Zak Ové curator of Get Up Stand Up Now reflects upon the themes explored in the exhibition Get Up, Stand Up Now. The film focusses on artists Errol Lloyd, Normski, LR Vandy, Rhea Storr and Thomas J Price who explore Black experience, creativity and influence, from the post-war era to the present day. Film commissioned by Somerset House for the exhibition Get Up, Stand Up Now, 2019 Senior Digital Producer, Somerset House: Eleanor Scott Produced by DocHearts Director: Andy Mundy-Castle DOP: Tom Swindell Editor: Marvin Jay Alvarez Assistant Producer: Zena Tuitt Featuring excerpts Pressure (1976), dir. Horace Ové. Courtesy of the British Film Institute (BFI) Playing Away (1986) dir. Horace Ové. Courtesy of Channel 4. Music ROENDY ROSANJO - AFRO CARIBBEAN BEAT. GAIKA - “AA5 LOOP" GAIKA - “AA2P” LOU RICARD - “DUPPY” JAMES BROWN “SAY IT LOUD - I’M BLACK AND I’M PROUD”


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