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The “First Grader” seeks Oscar attention

Discussion in 'Habari na Hoja mchanganyiko' started by MaxShimba, Nov 17, 2011.

  1. MaxShimba

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    The "First Grader" seeks Oscar attention

    The story of "The First Grader" is a classic underdog tale: an 84-year-old Kenyan man fights to be educated, even if that means attending an elementary school. Now the film's producers are launching their own against-all-odds effort, trying to bring the movie to the attention of Oscar voters with little help from its distributor.
    After its premiere at last year's Telluride Film...
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