Short film from Singapore selected for Cannes Film Festival

Piece Of Meat, directed by Huang Junxiang and Jerrold Chong, has been selected for the Directors' Fortnight at this year's Cannes Film Festival.
Piece Of Meat, directed by Huang Junxiang and Jerrold Chong, has been selected for the Directors' Fortnight at this year's Cannes Film Festival.PHOTO: JERROLD CHONG AND HUANG JUNXIANG
Piece Of Meat directors Jerrold Chong (left) and Huang Junxiang.
Piece Of Meat directors Jerrold Chong (left) and Huang Junxiang.PHOTO: JERROLD CHONG AND HUANG JUNXIANG

SINGAPORE - A short film from Singapore has been selected for the Directors' Fortnight at this year's Cannes Film Festival, to be held next month.

The animation work, Piece Of Meat, directed by Huang Junxiang and Jerrold Chong, joins other Singapore works - such as Eric Khoo's drama Be With Me (2005), Ho Tzu Nyen's experimental Here (2009) and Anthony Chen's family drama Ilo Ilo (2013) - in being selected for the independent sidebar programme celebrating originality and creativity that runs parallel to the main Cannes festival.

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