First Class Film
Never give up hope. Never stop searching for the answers to your life questions. Pursue your dreams. These are the themes explored in The First Grader, now playing at Bethesda Row. Inspired by a true story, the film follows the efforts of an 84 year old Kenyan man who decides that he wants the free education his government promised him – despite his age. While criticized by many and the obstacles placed in front of him he desires to learn to read and succeed.