“The First Grader” is a film infused with inspirational messages, advocating tolerance, tenacity and determination. It forcefully argues that education is a right and shows one fight for the right to a free education. “The First Grader” also communicates messages about the possibility of changing and growing at any age, and about the healing power of children. In a world where baby boomers are retiring and where many countries have huge populations of young people, this film also inspires us to think about the opportunities afforded by combining nurseries with old-folks homes or giving grandparents and seniors greater opportunity to care for grandchildren and youth. Here’s a glimpse of this movie, based on a true story:

Writer: Anne Peacock (The Chronicles of Narnia)
Director: Justin Chadwick (The Other Boleyn Girl, Bleak House)
Producers: David M. Thompson, Sam Feuer, Richard Harding
Cast: Naomie Harris, Oliver Litondo

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