Running Time: 98 min.
Release Date: May 20, 2011 (limited)
DVD: December 27, 2011
Cast: Naomie Harris, Oliver Musila Litondo
In a remote Kenyan primary school hundreds of children are jostling for a chance for the free education newly promised by the Kenyan government. One new applicant causes astonishment when he knocks on the door of the school: Maruge, a Mau Mau veteran in his eighties who is desperate to learn to read.
Studio: Maple Pictures
Producer(s): Sam Feuer, Richard Harding
Screenplay: Ann Peacock
Official Site: movies.nationalgeographic.com/movies/the-first-grader/