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Fat Kid Rules the World
Presented by Penguin
The Event Program
- Movie presentation of Fat Kid Rules the World
Winner of the SXSW Audience Award, Fat Kid Rules The World is the story of Troy Billings, seventeen, overweight, and suicidal. Just as he’s about to jump in front of a bus, he’s saved by Marcus, a charming high school dropout/street musician. The two begin an uneasy friendship when Marcus enlists the musically challenged Troy to become the drummer in a new punk rock band. As Troy’s relationship with Marcus grows, Troy’s father becomes increasingly concerned about his son’s new friendship.
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Penguin, the publisher of the original book by K.L. Going, is hosting a very special screening of this extraordinary movie. Come meet K.L. Going for a Q&A, recieve a free copy of the award-winning book and the oppoortunity to have it signed by the author.