Friday, August 16, 2013 Posted by Dina N
This month, a new movie that addresses these difficult issues is coming out on DVD. Directed by D.J. Caruso, Standing Up follows two kids who get bullied by a vicious summer camp prank. Left together on an island, their adventure begins once they decide not to be victims and instead they Stand Up!
The soundtrack to Standing Up from Varese Sarabande Records will be available to purchase on 9/3 on iTunes and 9/24 in stores.
Standing Up carries an important anti-bullying message that’s suitable for the whole family. What can be done to help the bullied “stand up” for themselves?
Check out the Standing Up Blog App to take the Do You Stand Up to Bullies? quiz, unlock tips to Beat the Bully, and sign the Anti-Bullying Pledge!
• Do YOU Stand Up to Bullies? Quiz - Like in the movie Standing Up, life is full of beautiful, amazing things, but bullies sure aren’t one of them! Do you stand up to bullies? Or do you let them intimidate you and others? Take this quiz to see where you stand and get tips and tricks to beat the bullies in your life.
• Take the Anti-Bullying Pledge! PDF Printable - Standing Up not only has incredible charm, it also carries a powerful message. After watching the movie as a family, sit down with your young one(s) and talk about some of the essential life lessons from Standing Up. Tell your children about how bullying can affect even the strongest of people. Read and sign the Standing Up to Bullies Pledge and pin it on the fridge, bulletin board, or wherever you can see it as a reminder.
One lucky U.S. reader will win a Standing Up DVD signed by director D.J. Caruso.
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* This is a non-compensated post. Assets, content and prize courtesy of Arc Entertainment. Opinions are all mine.
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