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'The First Grader'


'The First Grader'

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Fresh from its success at the Telluride and Toronto film festivals, The First Grader has now premiered in London.

It is the story of an 84-year old Kenyan pupil who made history in 2003 as the oldest person ever to enrol in a primary school.

Kimani Maruge, who wanted to learn to read and write, took literally an offer by his government: “Free education for all.”

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