A scene from the film First Grader
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Movie takes 84-year-old Kenyan man back to school

The true life story of an 84 year-old Kenyan villager - believed to be the oldest man ever to enrol at a primary school - is the subject of a new film.

After winning accolades on the film festival circuit, The First Grader is now getting a wider cinema release. Tom Brook reports.

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  • 26 May 2011
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