The First Grader (2010) - Plot Summary Poster

Plot Summary

  • Set in a mountain village in Kenya the film tells the remarkable true and uplifting story of a proud old Mau Mau veteran who is determined to seize his last chance to learn to read and write - and so ends up joining a class alongside six year-olds. Together he and his young teacher face fierce resistance, but ultimately they win through - and also find a new way of overcoming the burdens of the colonial past.

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  • The story of an 84 year-old Kenyan villager and ex Mau Mau terrorist who fights for his right to go to school for the first time to get the education he could never afford.

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Kenya, 2003: A radio DJ announces that the Kenyan government is offering free primary school education to all...

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