The First Grader
|Release Date: May 13, 2011||Running Time: 103 mins.|
|MPAA Rating: PG 13||Box Office: $330,533.00|
|Genre: Biopic, Drama|
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Summary:In 2003, the Kenyan government introduced free primary school for all. It was a surprise to all when 84-year-old village elder, Kimani Nganga Maruge, saw this as an opportunity of a lifetime to receive the education he had always wanted, but could never afford. With the help of Jane Obinchu, the principal of Maruge's village school, Kimani battles the opposition at a governmental level in his quest for an education.