The Toronto Film Festival acquisition parade continues. National Geographic Entertainment has acquired U.S. theatrical rights to The First Grader, the true story of an 84-year old Kenyan former Mau Mau rebel who battles to get an education. Justin Chadwick directed and Ann Peacock wrote the script. Pic played Toronto and Telluride.
TORONTO: National Geo Buys 'First Grader'
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