FilmBuff has picked up U.S. distribution rights to “TransFatty Lives,” which won the Audience Award at this year’s Tribeca Film Festival. The film stars and is directed by Patrick O’Brien, a DJ and internet personality who goes by the moniker TransFatty.
The film is a 10 year journey in O’Brien’s life that begins after he is diagnosed with ALS and given two to five years to live. “TransFatty Lives” is a personal document of O’Brien’s struggle with the illness and an inspiring story of a man facing unspeakable challenges.
FilmBuff will release “TransFatty Lives” theatrically and On Demand on November 20. Watch the trailer above.