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The First Grader

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Directed by Justin Chadwick
Kenya, United Kingdom, 2010
Biography, Drama

Synopsis

When the government of Kenya announces it will offer free primary education for the first time, an 84-year-old man, shows up on the doorstep of a rural school, ready for class. Having never had the benefit of an education, Kimani N’gan’ga Maruge figures it’s never too late to start.

Synopsis

When the government of Kenya announces it will offer free primary education for the first time, an 84-year-old man, shows up on the doorstep of a rural school, ready for class. Having never had the benefit of an education, Kimani N’gan’ga Maruge figures it’s never too late to start.

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The First GraderDirected byJustin Chadwick

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Awards & Festivals

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Toronto International Film Festival
2010 | 2nd place: People's Choice Award
Gotham Awards
2011 | Nominee: Audience Award

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