See the movie premiere of “The Fat Boy Chronicles,” based on a newly released book of the same name.

The premiere is the first step in launching, “Charlotte, Get Your Move On!” – a community initiative modeled after the nationwide campaign led by first lady Michelle Obama to tackle childhood obesity.

“Fat Boy Chronicles” follows 14-year-old Jimmy as he enters ninth grade and chronicles his struggle with bullying and obesity. More than 8,000 Charlotte-Mecklenburg School (CMS) students are reading the book.

The movie runs one hour and ten minutes.

Date: Wednesday, June 2
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Place: UNC Charlotte Student Union, multi-purpose area on the third level (located on Craver Road).
Cost: Free

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