The Butler and the Ball screens at the Newark IFF Youth Festival, the youth component of the Newark International Film Festival in New Jersey, starting today at 2pm on the Vault streaming network.

The Butler and the Ball is an urban fairy tale about a lonely boy who enters a contest to become the new butler of a grieving, reclusive singer, is directed by eight-year-old Andrew Chan-Possemato, who wrote and produced it with Albert M. Chan.

The Newark International Film Festival is the first international film festival hosted in Newark and features the Hannibal Goodwin Award for Innovation in Filmmaking in homage to Hannibal Goodwin, the Episcopal priest who invented celluloid film 1887 in Newark, NJ.