The First Grader

The story of an 84 year-old Kenyan villager and ex Mau Mau veteran who fights for his right to go to school for the first time to get the education he could never afford.


Domestic (27.8%)
Summary Details
DistributorNational Geographic Entertainment
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3 theaters
Running Time1 hr 43 min
GenresBiography Drama Romance
In Release233 days/33 weeks
Widest Release36 theaters
DateRankWeekend %± LW TheatersChange AvgTo DateWeekend
May 13-1570$20,437-3-$6,812$20,4371
May 20-2253$38,080+86.3%17+14$2,240$66,9842
May 27-2945$57,239+50.3%36+19$1,589$139,7683
May 27-30
Memorial Day wknd
Jun 3-545$42,536-25.7%36-$1,181$222,3604
Jun 10-1251$26,052-38.8%30-6$868$270,1715
Jun 17-1964$12,257-53%15-15$817$300,3876
Jun 24-2670$8,434-31.2%11-4$766$316,8187
Jul 1-375$4,832-42.7%7-4$690$325,3658
Jul 1-4
July 4th long wknd
Jul 29-3192$1,773-3-$591$332,30612