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National Geographic presents:

The First Grader (DVD)

DVD (UPC: 024543507246)

  • Adventure (Aspect: 16:9 (widescreen))
  • DVD-R Product: This Product is manufactured on demand.
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Naomie Harris, Oliver Litondo, Tony Kgoroge
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When Kenya announces there will be free education for all, 84 year old Maruge shows up at the local elementary school wanting to learn to read and ends up changing the face of his country forever. The First Grader is a heartwarming and inspiring true story of one man's fight for what he believes is his right in order to overcome the burdens of his past. It is a triumphant testimony to the transforming force of education.


  • UPC: 024543507246
  • Home Release: 2018-04-17
  • Original Release: 2018
  • Content Provider: National Geographic
  • Runtime: 104:00
  • Genre: Adventure; Drama
  • Language: English
  • Format: DVD-NTSC
  • Aspect: 16:9 (widescreen)
  • Rating: NR
  • Audio: Dolby Digital 5.1
  • Color/BW: Color
  • Special Features: Close Captioning Included
  • Copyright: Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Disc Format: DVD-9

Cast and Crew

Naomie Harris
Oliver Litondo
Tony Kgoroge

Written by:
Ann Peacock

Directed by:
Justin Chadwick

Produced by:
National Geographic