Dir: Justin Chadwick | 103mins | Kenya
The First Grader follows the inspiring true story of an 84yr old Kenyan Villager and ex Mau Mau freedom fighter who fights for his right to go to school for the first time to get the education he could never afford. The first Grader follows his fight for freedom and his fight against adversity, past and present
When & Where
Oxford Human Rights Festival
Raising awareness of Human Rights through the Arts.
In 2017 the Oxford Human Rights Film Festival will be celebrating its 15th year. Founded in 2003, the festival is an initiative of post graduate students on the Oxford Brookes MA course in Development and Emergency Practice and now involves students from across the University including Film Studies, Business & Marketing and International Relations.
In attracting diverse audiences to each of our events, the aim of the festival is to raise awareness about a range of human rights concerns among students and the wider Oxford community.
The festival involves a wide variety of events including film, music, performance and art.