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About The First Grader

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In Kenya, free education to some may mean the education of a lifetime for all!

You are invited to a free screening of The First Grader, based on a true story. An introduction and discussion will be led by Dr. John Musalia, Associate Professor of Sociology at WKU. Snacks will be provided. 6:30pm-9:30pm.



Faculty House - Swipeable Event

Snacks Provided - Film Discussion

Sponsored by:
International Student Office
WKU Libraries and Student Activities


© 2013 WKU. KRS 57.375, Western Kentucky University is an equal opportunity institution of higher education and upon request provides reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. wku.edu/eoo

Calendar of Film Series


  • A Simple Life (China): September 20, 2013
  • The Live of Others (Germany): October 18, 2013
  • Kahaani (India): November 15, 2013
  • Whale Rider (New Zealand): February 21, 2014
  • A Separation (Iran): March 21, 2014
  • The First Grader (Kenya): April 11, 2014


All the films will start at 6:30 pm in Faculty House

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 Last Modified 11/11/13