The First Grader (2010)

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Eighty-four year-old village elder Maruge listens with interest to reports of a 2003 Kenyan government initiative granting free primary school education to anyone who needs it. Having recently received an important letter from the government, which he is unable to read, Maruge turns up at his local school to demand his education so that he can better himself. The teachers turn him away, arguing that the education is intended for children only and not an infirm, old man.