The First Grader in Theaters [USA]

Originally posted on 2011-05-01T10:02:00Z at

The First Grader begins its theatrical run in the United States on 13th May, 2011. The First Grader is an inspiring film, based on the true story of Kimani Maruge.
The First Grader [pic: Kimani Maruge]
The Most Inspiring Film of 2011
The film highlights the story of Kimani Maruge, Guiness World Record's Oldest Person to Begin Primary School. At 84 years old, former freedom fighter Kimani Maruge had not had the chance to go to school. When the Kenyan government announces free primary education, Maruge spots a chance and grabs it. Kimani Maruge shows up at a primary schools and, walking stick in hand and persistence in heart, he wants an opportunity. The First Grader touches on Kimani Maruge's painful past and covers his inspiring journey to overcoming adversity.

The First Grader - in U.S Theaters

National Geographic Entertainment releases The First Grader on 13 May 2011 in New York and Los Angeles then other cities. The film was a favorite at the Telluride, Toronto, Doha and Pan African film festivals. Check out when The First Grader begins in a theater near you.