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July 4th 2012
"The first Grader" this Saturday

The story of an 84 year old Kenyan man Maruge, (Oliver Litondo), who insisted on his right, as offered by the government, to a free education, is the subject of the film 'The First Grader'. When Maruge turns up at the village school he's initially turned away by the principal Mrs. Obinchu (Naome Harris), but his persistence eventually wins her over. 'The First Grader is Magnetic Island Film Society's offering for members and the general public keen to see interesting, quality films. It's screening at the RSL Hall in Hayles Ave, Arcadia, this Saturday night.

To read more of the review by ABC's At the Movies reviewer, Margaret Pomeranz (Click Here)

Magnetic Island Film Society are also keen to invite viewers to attend from 7pm and enjoy a meal from the RSL kitchen before the film starts at 8pm. Vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes are served and the RSL bar will also be open.

Film details:
Classification: M
Duration: 103 mins
Genre: Biography, Drama
Director: Justin Chadwick
Lead actor: Naomie Harris
Cast: Oliver Litondo, Sam Feuer
Producer: Sam Feuer, Richard Harding, David M Thompson
Screenplay: Ann Peacock
Music: Alex Heffes
Distributor: Rialto Distribution
Language: English
Country: Kenya

MIFS Admission details:
Adults $10.00
Conc. $8.00
Members Free
Annual membership $50.00 Conc. $40.00
Annual membership includes admission for one calendar year (10/11 screenings) & discount to the Film Festival (March each year).
Half-yearly also available.

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