Another cinematic treasure on Netflix. The Fat Boy Chronicles (2010) is about Jimmy, an overweight teen who is bullied by his classmates. He befriends Sable, a loner goth girl who cuts herself, and Paul, a boy whose parents are alcoholics. Jimmy decides to change his life but continues to be bullied. He learns to persevere with support from his family and friends.
Director: Jason Winn
Writers: Michael Buchanan and Diane Lang
Stars: Christopher Rivera as Jimmy; Kelly Washington as Sable; and Chris Bert as Paul.