The Meta Age

By Erwin Lim

Erwin Lim and Emma Ting consider the rise of meta-fiction in films. Talk about fourth-wall breaking extends to two films that feature the 2019 Southeast Asian Short Film Competition, Dossier of the Dossier (dir. Sorayos Prapapan, Thailand) and Piece of Meat (dir. Huang Junxiang and Jerrold Chong, Singapore).