The Butler and the Ball will have its Korean premiere at Chuncheon Film Festival on Friday October 1, 2021. The film screens in Shorts Session 2 of the International Children and Youth Competition taking place at 2:10pm local time (1:10am ET) in theatre L4 at the Lotte Cinema multiplex in Chuncheon City. Films will also be shown online here from October 1-8, 2021, on the Online Film Festival Network (ONFIFN).
Only 28 films from 18 countries were selected from a total of 1,383 submissions for the International Competition in the Children and Youth Film category. The film listing for The Butler and the Ball can be found here. The complete list of official selections can be found here.
The Butler and the Ball, an urban fairy tale about a lonely boy who enters a contest to become the new butler of a grieving, reclusive singer, was directed by eight-year-old Andrew Chan-Possemato, who wrote and produced it with Albert M. Chan.
Chuncheon Film Festival aims to listen to the messages that children and youth filmmakers want to express through movies and focus on delivering their values to the world.